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Pavement Preservation Project For Airport Road In Lewistown

LEWISTOWN, Montana (September 4, 2019) - The Montana Department of
Transportation (MDT) would like to notify the public and seek
comments on a proposal to seal and cover about 1.38 miles of Airport
Road, in Lewistown, MT, Fergus County. 

The project begins at the
intersection of Main St. and Airport Road and extends southeasterly
for 1.38 miles ending near the airport terminal.

Proposed work
includes dugoutís, crack sealing, and applying a seal and cover (chip
seal). The project will also receive upgraded pavement markings and

The 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.

The project is tentatively
scheduled for construction in spring of 2021, depending on completion
of all project development activities and availability of funding. No
new Right-of-Way or utility relocations will be needed.

An important
part of properly planning for the future is partnering with the
community. Montana Department of Transportation welcomes the public
to provide ideas and comments on the proposed project. Comments may
be submitted online at
or in writing to Montana Department of Transportation, Billings
office at PO Box 20437, Billings, MT  59104-0437. Please note that
comments are for project UPN 9508000.

For more information, please
contact Billings District Administrator, Rod Nelson at (406) 657-0229
or Project Design Engineer, Kurtis Schnieber at (406) 657 0269. 

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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.