Montana Department of Transportation

Malcolm “Mack” Long, Director


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Proposed Resurfacing Project On Interstate 90 West Of Butte

Butte, MT - The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) would like
to announce and invite the public to comment on a proposal to
resurface about 7.5 miles of Interstate 90, west of Butte The project
begins west of the Fairmont Interchange and extends east ending east
of the Nissler Junction.

Proposed work includes milling the existing
surface of all four interstate lanes, applying a new overlay, and
finishing with a chip seal. The project also includes new pavement
markings, signing, guardrail, and bridge work. The purpose of the
project is to extend the service life of the roadway, provide
additional skid resistance, and take cost-effective action to
preserve and maintain the existing roadway.

The project is
tentatively scheduled for construction in 2023, depending on
completion of all project development activities and availability of
funding. No new right-of-way or utility relocations will be needed.

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, Butte office at PO Box 3068, Butte, MT 
59702-3068. Please note that comments are for project UPN 9465000.

The public is encouraged to contact Butte District Administrator
William Fogarty at (406) 494-9635 or Project Design Engineer Joe
Walsh at (406) 494-9622 for additional information.

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.