Montana Department of Transportation

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East Holly Street

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Project Overview

The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is preparing to start construction on the East Holly Street project. The project begins at the intersection of 9th Avenue and County Road 351 and ends at the Central Avenue intersection.

This project will greatly improve traffic flow by rehabilitating East Holly to accommodate a two-way left turn lane, and realigning the County Road 351 and 9th Avenue NE intersection. Additionally, this project will install new drainage, curbing, and sidewalk. The East Holly Street project will provide for a safer section of roadway for road and pedestrian users through an ADA compliant sidewalk on the south side of East Holly.

The purpose of the project is to improve safety, access, and mobility along East Holly Street. Two-lane two-way traffic will be maintained as much as possible, but one-lane two-way flagger guided traffic may be required for some construction activities to ensure work zone safety and mobility. Closures on East Holly Street will occur in 2-block sections throughout the season.

Project Status

Update November 26, 2019:

The East Holly project is near complete, and crews will be working over the next several weeks to put the finishing touches on the project and surrounding area. Completion of the project will include the cleanup of construction debris, filling in and touching up the areas behind the sidewalk and curb and gutter, and the removal of concrete, asphalt, rocks, and dirt clumps throughout the project site. Lastly, several spots of the road surface will be smoothed in the coming weeks. During that time, flaggers will be on site to facilitate traffic flow safely as crews work on the roadway.

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Truck Traffic: Truck traffic will detour to Central Ave and 14th St SE. Signage will guide truck traffic along the detour. View the detour map. For truck traffic heading to Sidney Sugars, special signage has been put in place to direct traffic along the detour to Sidney Sugars.

Non-Truck Traffic: A detour route will not be established for non-truck traffic during the closures of East Holly Street. Motorists should utilize alternative streets during closures.

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Work in progress
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Crew working on pipe installation
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Construction crews are working diligently to safely complete the drainage, roadway, and pedestrian improvements along East Holly Street. The past three months have focused on installing a storm drainage pipe, irrigation pipe, and coordinating utilities in the project area.

Project Background

This project is located within the city limits of Sidney, extending 0.6 miles along East Holly Street. The East Holly Street project begins at the intersection with 9th Avenue and County Road 351 and ends at the intersection with Central Avenue. This project will improve traffic flow by rehabilitating East Holly Street to accommodate a two-way left turn lane and realigning the intersection of County Road 351 and 9th Ave NE. The goal is to improve safety and mobility along this section of road. The project includes:

  • Construction of a Two-Way Left Turn Lane (TWLTL);
  • Construction of new curb and gutter;
  • Construction of a 6-foot wide sidewalk on south side of the road with ADA elements where needed;
  • Construction of storm drain; and
  • Realignment of the intersection of County Road 351 and 9th Ave NE at East Holly Street.

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Truck Traffic Detour

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