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Erosion Repair Proposed For US Highway 89 At Two-Medicine

BROWNING MONTANA (March 25, 2020)  The Montana Department of
Transportation (MDT) would like to announce and invite the public to
comment on a proposal to repair the riverbank erosion adjacent to
Highway 89  located 12 miles southwest of Browning in Glacier County
on the Blackfeet Reservation. The project is located 1000 feet north
of the Two Medicine River Bridge at milepost 102.

Proposed work
includes installing large angular rock (riprap) along the eroded
bank, topsoil and seeding, and repairing damaged fence.  The purpose
of the project is to stabilize the riverbank and protect the roadway.

Construction is tentatively planned for 2021 depending on completion
of design and availability of funds. New right-of-way and relocation
of utilities may be required. MDT staff will contact all potentially
affected landowners prior to performing survey work on their land.
Staff will again contact landowners prior to construction regarding
property acquisition and temporary construction permits.

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 9838000.

The public is encouraged to contact Great Falls
District Projects Engineer Christie McOmber or District
Preconstruction Engineer Steve Prinzing at (406) 454 5880 for
additional information. 

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:  US-89 Erosion Rpr-Two
Medicine Project ID:  STPP 3-4(45)102 Control Number:  9838000