Montana Department of Transportation

MDT Meetings and Events

Billings - Open House On Airport Rd And Main St Intersection



February 6, 2019



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE	



Lori Ryan, Public
Information Officer, (406) 444-6821, lryan@mt.gov



Montana Department
of Transportation Hosts Open House to Discuss Airport Road and Main
Street Intersection Design



BILLINGS — The Montana Department
of Transportation (MDT) would like to invite the public to attend an
open house for the "Airport Road and Main Street Intersection Design
Project." 



The open house will be held in Billings on Tuesday, Feb.
19, from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the Billings Public Library Community
Room (510 North Broadway). Project team members will be available at
the open house to discuss the design of the project.

 

The project is
entering into design of the recommended alternative from the "Airport
Road and Main Street Intersection Concept Study." More information on
the Concept Study can be found at:
mdt.mt.gov/pubinvolve/blgairportmain.



Proposed work includes lane
modifications, signal upgrades, median work and minor realignment of
routes and approaches for Main Street from Lake Elmo Drive to 6th
Avenue, Airport Road from Main Street to Aronson Avenue, and Aronson
Avenue from Airport Road to Main Street. 



The purpose of the project
is to address the capacity and queuing issues, safety and mobility
needs, signal upgrade needs, and other operational issues for all
users within the project area.



The meeting is open to the public and
attendance is encouraged. MDT attempts to provide accommodations for
any known disability that may interfere with a person's participation
in any department service, program, or activity. For reasonable
accommodations to participate in this meeting, please contact Jan
Nesset at (406) 556-4707 at least two days prior to the meeting.



For
more information, please contact Billings District Administrator
Stefan Streeter at (406) 657-0268 or Project Design Engineer Wade
Salyards at (406) 444 0451. 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:

 
mdt.mt.gov/mdt/comment_form.shtml



Please indicate comments are for
project UPN 8718001 and submit by March 19, 2019. 



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 aflesch@mt.gov.