Montana Department of Transportation

Malcolm “Mack” Long, Director


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MDT News

MDT To Host Online Open House For Highway 43 Projects

DILLON  The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is inviting
the public to participate in an online open house and question and
answer session. MDT will present information and answer questions
about four construction projects to improve Highway 43 between Chief
Joseph Pass and Wise River. Construction is anticipated to begin in
April 2021 and be completed in the fall.

The public will have two
opportunities to participate in an open house and Q&A session. The
public is encouraged to attend whichever open house is most
convenient. The information presented at both open houses will be the

The first online open house will take place on:

Tuesday, April 6 from Noon  1:00 p.m. 

The second online open house
will take place on:

	Tuesday, April 6 from 5:00 p.m.  6:00

Registration is necessary to attend. To register visit  and follow the instruction
on the page. If you are unable to attend either session, the recorded
presentation will be posted on the project website beginning April 8.

For more information, contact Brandon Coates, Public Involvement
Manager, RBCI, at or call (406) 465-3350.

Montana Department of Transportation is using online meetings and
presentations to engage with the public rather than in-person
meetings due to community health and safety concerns during the
COVID-19 pandemic. MDT together with its construction and consulting
partners, continue to take the COVID-19 pandemic very seriously.
Montanas road and bridge projects are considered an essential
operation and will continue moving forward as scheduled. For more
information visit

The Department of
Transportation will make reasonable accommodations for persons with
disabilities who wish to participate in the Trail Creek Bridges,
Wisdom West, Wisdom North and Wise River Northwest public meeting or
need an alternative accessible format of this notice. If you require
an accommodation, contact the Department of Transportation no later
than April 2, 2020, to advise us of the nature of the accommodation
that you need. Please contact Matt Maze, Office of Civil Rights, P.O.
Box 201001, Helena, Montana 59620; telephone (406) 444-5416; Montana
Relay 711; facsimile (406) 444-7243; or e-mail to mmaze@