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Overlay & Chip Seal For Lower Airport Road And Birch Street

Proposed Overlay and Chip Seal for Lower Airport Road and Birch
Street in Lewistown

Lewistown, Montana (11/20/20)  — The Montana
Department of Transportation (MDT) would like to announce and invite
the public to comment on a proposal to overlay 0.2 miles and chip
seal about 0.75 miles of Lower Airport Road and Birch Street, in
Lewistown, MT, Fergus County.  The project begins at the intersection
of Airport Road and Lower Airport Road, and extends southeasterly for
0.75 miles ending at the intersection of Birch St. and Casino Creek

Proposed work includes an overlay of a 0.2 mile segment (from
Airport Road to 15th Ave South) followed by a seal and cover (chip
seal) of the entire length.  The purpose of the project is to
preserve and extend the life of the existing asphalt surfacing and to
improve the safety of the roadway for the traveling public.

project is tentatively scheduled for construction in 2021, depending
on completion of all project development activities and availability
of funding.  No new Right-of-Way or utility relocations will be

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, Billings office at PO Box
20437, Billings, MT  59104-0437.  Please note that comments are for
project UPN 9508001.

The public is encouraged to contact Billings
District Administrator Rod Nelson at (406) 657-0229 or District
Projects Engineer Kurtis Schnieber at (406) 657 0269 with questions
about the project

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:  Lower Airport Road -
Lewistown Project ID:  UPP 7115(2) Control Number:  9508001