Montana Department of Transportation

Malcolm “Mack” Long, Director

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Open House To Discuss Improvements To MT 93 South Of Conner



CONNER, Montana - The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is
conducting an open house meeting for a proposal to improve seven
miles of MT Highway 93 south of Conner in Ravalli County. The project
is located on Montana Highway 93 from Lord Lane to Conner Cutoff
Road. 



The open house will be held in-person from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00
p.m. on Tuesday, April 13 at the Darby Community Clubhouse, 106 North
Main Street.  Project team members will be available to discuss the
project. 



Proposed work includes reconstructing the roadway to
include 12-foot travel lanes and 8-foot shoulders in both directions,
improved roadway slopes and curves, and a full bridge replacement.
Roadside slopes and ditches will be reviewed to improve safety and be
evaluated to avoid or minimize impacts to the adjacent river
ecosystem. 

 

Construction is planned for beyond the 2025
construction season. New right-of-way and relocation of utilities
will be required. MDT staff will contact all affected landowners as a
component of the Public Involvement Plan for this project. Staff will
again contact landowners prior to construction regarding property
acquisition and temporary construction permits.



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
http://www.mdt.mt.gov/mdt/comment_form.shtml or in writing to Montana
Department of Transportation, Missoula office at PO Box 7039,
Missoula, MT 59807-7039. Please note that comments are for project
UPN 1281002.



The public is encouraged to contact Missoula District
Administrator Bob Vosen at (406) 523-5802 or Consultant Engineer
Trevor Iman at (406) 728 4611 with questions or comments. 


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.