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US 212 Reconstruction - Rockvale to Laurel

Status/Schedule

Project Corridor

  • Engineering and legal surveys have been completed.
  • Geotechnical investigations have been completed.
  • Utility mapping to identify and evaluate potential utility conflicts has been completed (Phase I Subsurface Utility Engineering; aka Ph. I SUE).
  • Several groundwater monitoring wells have been installed to monitor pre-construction groundwater elevations at specific locations. The groundwater elevations were generally monitored monthly from November 2011 through October 2012 and quarterly thereafter.
  • Individual mailings have been completed for landowners with irrigation systems which will be impacted by the project. Follow-up meetings have been held with landowners as requested.
  • The Montana Transportation Commission has approved the Access Control Resolution for the entire project corridor (Rockvale to Laurel). The approved resolution is on file with Yellowstone County and Carbon County.

South of Laurel - RR Overpass

  • On August 27, 2013 the Montana Transportation Commission awarded the South of Laurel - RR Overpass project to Scarsella Brothers Inc.
  • Construction is complete.

Rockvale - North (US 212 / 310)

  • On September 2, 2014 the Montana Transportation Commission awarded the Rockvale – North (US 212 / 310) project to Nelcon Inc.
  • Construction is complete.

Rockvale - Laurel (2-Lanes)

  • On October 4, 2016 the Montana Transportation Commission awarded the Rockvale – Laurel (2-Lanes) project to Nelcon Inc.
  • Construction is underway with completion tentatively planned for the fall of 2018.

Rockvale - Laurel (NB Lanes)

  • Preliminary design activities are underway.

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