Montana Department of Transportation

Malcolm “Mack” Long, Director


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MDT News

Proposed Pavement Preservation On W. Broadway In Missoula

Missoula, Montana - The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT)
would like to announce and invite the public to comment on a proposal
to resurface about 5.5 miles of roadway on W. Broadway/Old U.S.
Highway 10 west of Missoula. The project begins at the southern
portion of the Desmet Interchange and extends southeast ending near
the Reserve Street overpass over W. Broadway. 

Proposed work
includes milling the roadway and adding new asphalt overlay with a
chip seal. Other work includes guardrail updates, new signage, and
pavement markings. The purpose of the project is to preserve the
existing pavement and extend the service life of the existing asphalt

Construction is tentatively planned for 2025 depending on
completion of design and availability of funds. New right-of-way and
relocation of utilities will be required to correct an encroachment
of the roadway within MRL railroad property. MDT staff will contact
all affected landowners prior to doing survey work on their land.
Staff will again contact landowners prior to construction regarding
property acquisition and temporary construction permits.

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, Missoula office at PO Box 7039,
Missoula, MT 59807-7039.  Please note that comments are for project
UPN 9863000.

The public is encouraged to contact Missoula District
Administrator Bob Vosen at (406) 523-5802 or Project Design Engineer
Nathaniel Walters at (406) 523-5833 with questions.

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.