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Chip Seal Project Planned For US Highway 89 - Park County

Chip seal project planned for US Highway 89  Park County

Project Number 9476000

2019) - The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) would like to
announce and invite the public to comment on a proposal to crack and
chip seal about 26 miles of US Highway 89, south of Emigrant. The
project begins at the Emigrant rest area near Big Creek, at reference
post 23.7 and extends north for 26 miles ending near the junction of
US Highway 89 and State Highway 540 at reference post 49.8.

work includes crack sealing, chip sealing, pavement markings, and
guardrail upgrades.  The parking area of the Emigrant rest area will
also be chip sealed and re-striped.  The purpose of the project is to
increase the life of the pavement, increase skid resistance, and
upgrade guardrail.

Project development is underway and will be ready
by October 2020. The construction date will be scheduled upon on
completion of all project development activities and availability of
funding. No new Right of Way or utility relocations will be needed
for this project.

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, Butte office at PO Box 3068, Butte, MT 
59702-3068. Please note that comments are for project CN 9476000.

The public is encouraged to contact Butte District Administrator
William Fogarty (406) 494-9635 or Project Design Engineer Tyrel
Murfitt at (406) 444 6227. 


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:  South of Livingston - South
Project ID:  NH 11-1(93)24

Control Number:  9476000