Montana Department of Transportation

Malcolm “Mack” Long, Director

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Bridge Work Begins On Bridger Canyon Drive



Bozeman, Montana - Construction crews will begin working on
replacement of a bridge on Bridger Canyon Drive/Montana Route 86 the
week of April 5, 2021. The schedule may be affected by weather. The
project is located approximately nine miles east of Bozeman. Traffic
will be detoured beginning the week of April 5th as crews begin
bridge removal. The detour around the project will consist of a
gravel surface, 12 feet wide with signage. The tentative completion
date is May 2021. 



EXPECT THE FOLLOWING TRAFFIC IMPACTS DURING THE
BRIDGE PROJECT: 

 - Traffic will be detoured through the project

 -
Detour will be a gravel surface

 - Expect 25 mph speed limit
throughout the project

 - Expect delays of approximately 15 minutes


- At certain times, traffic may be alternating one-way, controlled by
a temporary traffic signal

 - There will be a 14-foot width
restriction

 - A motorcycle advisory will be in effect. Motorcyclists
should consider an alternate route



"Safety is our number one
priority during construction," said Paul Cogley P.E., Engineering
Project Manager/Construction, Montana Department of Transportation.
"The traveling public should pay close attention to signage near the
project area as conditions can change during construction."



Loads
wider than 14-feet wishing to pass through the construction area will
need to contact Riverside Contracting at (406) 721-9267 to schedule
accommodations for passage. 



For additional information the public
is encouraged to contact Stefan Streeter, HDR Engineering Project
Manager, at (406) 670-7497 or Paul Cogley, MDT Engineering Project
Manager, at (406) 556-4720.



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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.