Montana Department of Transportation

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Proposed Pavement Preservation Project US 2 & Oilfield Ave.

MDT proposes pavement preservation projects on 

US 2 and Oilfield
Avenue (I-15 Business Loop)- Shelby 

SHELBY, Montana. (July 31,
2019)  - The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) would like to
notify the public and seek comments on a proposal to maintain the
asphalt surfacing on Highway 2 and Oilfield Avenue (I-15 Business
Loop) within the city limits of Shelby.   

Proposed work on US 2
includes removing the top layer of asphalt of the 2 eastbound driving
lanes within the 4-lane section of the Roosevelt Highway and
replacing them with new asphalt. Then the entire length of US 2, from
the I-15 interchange at Exit 363 to east of the railroad crossing on
Main Street, will be chip sealed.  Oilfield Avenue is proposed to
also have the top layer of asphalt removed and replaced with new
asphalt for both lanes between Main Street and Sheridan Avenue.  The
BNSF bridge will also have the deck surfacing repaired along with the
installation of new guardrail.	Oilfield Avenue will then be chip
sealed between Main Street and the I-15 interchange at Exit 364. 
Some ADA ramp work is proposed, and new signing will be installed
within the limits of both projects.  The purpose of these projects is
to improve the driving surface and extend the life of the existing
asphalt.  The project is scheduled for construction in summer of

Members of the public may submit written comments to the
Montana Department of Transportation Great Falls office at PO Box
1359, Great Falls, MT  59403-1359, or online at Please note that your comments
are for projects with Control Numbers of 9394000 and 9396000.

more information, please contact Great Falls Preconstruction Engineer
Steve Prinzing at (406)-454-5899 or Project Design Engineer RJ Snyder
at (406) 444 6229. 

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Department of Transportation, 2701 Prospect Avenue, PO Box 201001,
Helena, MT 59620. Telephone 406-444-9229. Those using a TTY may call
1(800)335-7592 or through the Montana Relay Service at 711.