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Mill & Fill Project Planned For Highway 12, Meagher County

CHECKERBOARD, MONTANA (May 22, 2020) — The Montana Department of
Transportation (MDT) would like to announce and invite the public to
comment on a proposal to mill and overlay about 6.4 miles of Highway
12, northwest of Checkerboard.	The project begins at reference post
55.9 approximately two miles east of Lake Sutherlin, and extends
easterly for approximately 7.3 miles ending just east of the town of

Proposed work includes milling, paving, chip sealing,
new pavement markings, sign upgrades, and guardrail upgrades. The
purpose of the project is to preserve and increase the life of the
pavement, as well as provide increased traction and spot safety

The construction date will be scheduled upon
completion of all project development activities and available
funding. No new Right of Way or utility relocations are anticipated.

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 UPN 9734000.

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

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: 
Checkerboard - Northwest

Project ID:  STPP 14-2(46)56

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