Montana Department of Transportation

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Proposed Project To Resurface State Primary Route 66/MT 66

HAYS to FORT BELKNAP, MONTANA (October 21, 2019) - The Montana
Department of Transportation (MDT) would like to announce and seek
comments on a proposal to resurface about 24.4 miles of Highway State
Primary Route 66/MT 66, 5 miles south of Hays to approximately 14
miles south of Fort Belknap in Blaine County. The project begins at
reference post 10.6 and extends north for 24.4 miles, ending near
reference post 35.0.

Proposed work includes plant-mix surfacing
and/or crack seal with a seal and cover, and pavement markings.
Centerline and shoulder rumble strips will be replaced.  The purpose
of the project is to extend the life of the roadway, improve the ride
and increase safety for the traveling public.

The project is
tentatively scheduled for construction in 2021, 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 9749000.

The public is encouraged to contact Great Falls
District Preconstruction Engineer Steve Prinzing at (406) 454-5880 or
Project Design Engineer Jere Stoner at (406) 444 7675 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.


name:  Hays  North & South

Project ID:  STPP 66-2(12)11

Number:  9749000