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Proposed Safety Improvement Project On US 87

GREAT FALLS, MONTANA (March 19, 2020)  The Montana Department of
Transportation (MDT) would like to announce and invite the public to
comment on a safety improvement project to install shoulder rumble
strips on US 87. The US 87 Safety Improvement Project begins just
north of Great Falls and ends just south of Big Sandy. 

strips are designed to save lives and prevent serious crashes. The
Department of Transportation is designing the safety improvement
project on US 87 to address roadway departure and crashes along this

Construction is tentatively planned for 2021 depending on
completion of design and availability of funds. 

An important part
of properly planning for future projects is partnering with the
community. The 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 UPN 9649000.

The public is encouraged to contact Great Falls
District Administrator Jim Wingerter at (406) 454-5887 or Traffic
Project Engineer Michael S. Grover at (406) 444 4188 for additional

Alternative accessible formats of this document will
be provided on request. Persons who need an alternative format should
contact the Office of Civil Rights, Department of Transportation,
2701 Prospect Avenue, PO Box 201001, Helena, MT 59620. Telephone
406-444-5416 or Montana Relay Service at 711.


Project name:  SF 179 N-10 RUMBLE STRIPS
Project ID:  HSIP-G 10-1(35)3 Control Number:  9649000