Montana Department of Transportation

Malcolm “Mack” Long, Director


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Proposed Repair Of Hwy93 Bridge Over E Fork Bitterroot River

Conner, MT - The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) would
like to announce and invite the public to comment on a proposal to
repair the existing bridge deck over the East Fork Bitterroot River
on US 93 five miles southeast of Conner. The proposal includes
pavement repair to the highway for about 200 feet beyond both bridge

Proposed work includes milling the existing surface, applying
a new overlay, and finishing with a chip seal and upgraded pavement
markings. The purpose of the project is to repair the bridge deck to
extend the safe and reliable service life of the structure.

project is tentatively scheduled for construction in 2022, depending
on completion of all project development activities and availability
of funding. No new right-of-way or utility relocations will be

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 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 9995000.

The public is encouraged to contact Missoula
Preconstruction Engineer Jacquelyn Smith at (406) 544-5830 or Project
Design Engineer Andy Cullison at (406) 444-9221 for additional

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.