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Preservation Project For Interstate 315 In Great Falls

Montana Department of Transportation Proposes a Pavement Preservation
Project for Interstate 315 in Great Falls

(September 27, 2019)  The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT)
would like to announce and seek public comment on a proposal to
resurface about one mile of Interstate 315, on the west side of Great
Falls. The project begins at the 10th Avenue South exit on I-315 and
extends east to Fox Farm Road. The project will include the 10th
Avenue South I-15 ramps and the 14th Street, SW I-315 Interchange

Proposed work includes milling the existing asphalt
surface, applying a new overlay, and finishing with a chip seal. 
Signing, pavement marking, and guardrail will be replaced.  Bridge
work is proposed on the 14th St. SW overpasses as well.  The purpose
of the project is to extend the life of the pavement and upgrade the
roadway features up to current standards.   

The project is
tentatively schedule for construction in 2020, depending on
completion of all project development activities and availability of

An important part of properly planning for future
projects 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, Great Falls office at PO Box 1359,
Great Falls, MT  59403-1359. Please note that comments are for
project CN 9590000.

The public is encouraged to contact Great Falls
District Preconstruction Engineer Steve Prinzing at 406-454-5899, or
Project Design Engineer RJ Snyder at 406-444 6229 with questions or
for additional information. 

Alternative accessible formats of this
document will be provided on request. Persons who need an alternative
format should contact the Human Resources and Occupational Safety
Division, 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.

Project name:  Fox Farm Road  West (I-315)
Project ID:  IM 315-5(16)0

Control Number:  9590000