Montana Department of Transportation

MDT Meetings and Events

Laurel - Resurfacing Project Proposed For 1st Avenue

February 4, 2019


Lori Ryan, Public
Information Officer, (406) 444-6821,

Montana Department
of Transportation Proposes Resurfacing Project for 1st Avenue Within
Laurel City Limits

LAUREL — The Montana Department of
Transportation (MDT) would like to notify the public and seek
comments on a proposal to seal and cover (chip seal) about 1.02 miles
of 1st Avenue in the City of Laurel. 

The project begins just north
of the intersection of 12th Street and 1st Avenue at reference post
0.96 and extends northerly for 1.02 miles, ending at the intersection
of 1st Avenue and Laurel Airport Road at reference post 1.98.

Proposed work includes a chip seal, mill and asphalt overlay of
bridge deck, upgraded pavement markings and new guardrail. 

purpose of the project is to preserve and extend the life of the
existing asphalt surfacing and to improve the safety of the roadway
for the traveling public. No new right-of-way or utility relocations
will be needed.

The project is currently outside the 5-year
construction plan; however, should funding become available the
project may be scheduled earlier.

For more information, please
contact Acting Billings District Administrator Rod Nelson at (406)
657-0229 or District Projects Engineer Kurtis Schnieber at (406) 657
0269. Members of the public may submit written comments to the
Montana Department of Transportation Billings office at P.O. Box
20437, Billings, MT 59104-0437, or online at:

Please note that your comments are
for project UPN 9507000. Alternative accessible formats of this
information will be provided upon request by contacting Alice Flesch,
Human Resources and Occupational Safety Division, P.O. Box 201001,
Helena, MT 59620; (406) 444-9229; TTY (800) 335-7592; fax (406)
444-7243, or e-mail to