Deer Lodge-Info. Mtg. To Discuss Main St. Bridge Replacement
October 16, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
For more information:
Lori Ryan, Public Information Specialist, MDT, (406) 444-6821
Informational meeting to discuss the replacement of the Main Street
Bridge in Deer Lodge, MT – Powell County
Deer Lodge - The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is
conducting an informational meeting to discuss a proposal to replace
the bridge on Main Street crossing over Cottonwood Creek (reference
post 1) in Deer Lodge, MT, Powell County.
The meeting will start at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 6, 2013
at the Powell County Community Center ,416 Cottonwood Avenue in Deer
Community participation is a very important part of the process, and
the public is encouraged to attend. Opinion, comments and concerns
may also be submitted in writing at the meeting, by mail to Jeff
Ebert, Butte District Administrator, at MDT’s Butte District office
at PO Box 3068, Butte, MT 59702-3068 or online
Please indicate comments are for project UPN 6708 and submit comments
by December 2, 2013.
Proposed work includes improved hydraulic capacity, enhanced overall
safety and meeting current bridge standards. Main Street at
Cottonwood Creek will be closed for approximately three months during
construction. The proposed detour route is anticipated to utilize
Construction is tentatively planned for 2014, depending on completion
of design and availability of funds. New right-of way and relocation
of utilities may be required. If that occurs, 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.
MDT attempts to provide accommodations for any known disability that
may interfere with a person’s participation in any service, program
or activity of our department. If you require reasonable
accommodations to participate in this meeting, please call Paul Grant
at (406) 444-9415 at least two days before the meeting. For the
hearing impaired, the TTY number is (406) 444-7696 or 1-800-335-7592,
or call Montana Relay at 711. Alternative accessible formats of this
information will be provided upon request.
Project name: Main Street Bridge – Deer Lodge
Project ID: SSS 275-1(9)1