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Proposed Resurfacing Project Secondary Hwy 246 W. Of Glasgow

MDT Proposes Resurfacing Project for Secondary Highway 246 West of

GLASGOW, MONTANA (November 18, 2019)  The Montana
Department of Transportation (MDT) would like to announce and invite
the public to comment on a proposal to resurface about 7 miles of
Secondary Highway 246, northwest of Glasgow. The project begins in
Glasgow at the intersection of 6th Street S and 1st Avenue S
(reference post 0.0) and extends west for 7.0 miles ending at the
intersection of Long-Sukut Rd. (reference post 7.0).

Proposed work
includes milling the existing surface, applying a new overlay and
finishing with a seal and cover (chip seal). Centerline rumble
strips, upgraded pavement markings, and signage are also included. 
Centerline rumble strips will be installed outside the Glasgow city
limits. The purpose of the project is to extend the life of the
pavement, reduce maintenance costs and increase safety.

A tentative
construction date of 2021 has been scheduled dependent upon
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 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, Glendive office at PO Box 890,
Glendive, MT  59330-0890. Please note that comments are for project

The public is encouraged to contact Glendive District
Administrator Shane Mintz at (406) 345-8212 or Project Design
Engineer Megan Cail at (406) 444 6230 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 (800)335-7592 or through the Montana Relay Service at 711.


Project name:  Glasgow - Northwest

ID:  STPS 246-1(10)0

Control Number:  9629000