Montana Department of Transportation

Malcolm “Mack” Long, Director

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Public Involvement

West Reserve Drive

study area

Public Involvement

Public Information Meetings

Public Information Meeting #1

Virtual public meetings were held on March 17 at 11:00 am and 5:30 pm.

Outreach Materials

MDT conducted virtual public informational/input meetings to discuss the West Reserve Drive Corridor Planning Study. The study is assessing West Reserve Drive, in Kalispell, Montana, from US 93 to US 2, and extending north from West Reserve Drive approximately a half-mile on Whitefish Stage Road.

The purpose of the study is to develop a comprehensive long-range plan for managing the corridor and determining what, if anything, can be done to improve the corridor based on needs, public and agency input, and financial feasibility. MDT and study team representatives provided a general overview and timeline of the effort and a question and answer session followed the study information.

Public Information Meeting #2

Virtual public meetings were held on September 9 at 11:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Outreach Materials

MDT developed a draft corridor study report for West Reserve Drive between the intersection with US 93 and the intersection with US 2 and extending north one-half mile on Whitefish Stage Road in Kalispell. MDT held virtual meetings to present the draft study results. A 30-day comment review period followed the meetings; the public is invited to provide comments by October 9, 2021.

The study’s purpose is to develop a comprehensive long-range plan for managing the corridor and determine what can be done to improve the corridor based on needs, public and agency input, and financial feasibility.

Comments may be submitted in writing by mail to Vicki Crnich, Montana Department of Transportation, PO Box 201001, Helena, MT 59620, or by email to vcrnich@mt.gov.