Montana Department of Transportation

Malcolm “Mack” Long, Director

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Work Begins To Replace Bridge Deck On Hwy S 234 On March 22



Havre, Montana  Construction crews will begin work on the Bridge
Deck replacement on Monday, March 22, 2021. The project will be
completed in two (2) phases. Traffic should expect short delays
beginning March 22nd as crews mill the roadway and place concrete
barrier on the project. Expect flaggers with minimal delay during the
first week of construction. Phase 1 will close the southbound lane
until the northbound deck is complete and new bridge rail is
installed. Phase 2 will close the northbound lane until the bridge
deck is completed and new bridge rail is installed. During northbound
and southbound closures, the traffic will be maintained by temporary
traffic signals. The tentative completion date weather permitting
will be August 2021.

 

TRAFFIC IMPACTS DURING BRIDGE PROJECT:

      
Single lane traffic throughout the project, expect short delays by
traffic signals 

	Both sides of the bridge will be 200-foot
sections of milled surfaces 

	There will be a 14 width
restriction

	Expect a reduced speed limit of 35 mph

 

Safety
is our number one priority during construction, said Stefan
Streeter, HDR Engineering Project Manager. The traveling public
should pay close attention to signage near the project area as
conditions can change during construction.

Over width loads wishing
to pass through the construction area will need to contact Sletten
Construction at (406) 454-6466 to schedule accommodations for
passage.

 

The public is encouraged to contact Engineering Project
Manager Mike Moore at (406) 262-5521 or HDR Engineering Project
Manager Stefan Streeter at (406) 656-8100 for additional information.


 

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