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The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT), LHC Inc., and Knife River are improving roughly 19 miles of Montana Highway 83 (MT 83) near Swan Lake. This project has a north segment and a south segment, and will include new pavement overlay, seal and cover, lane striping, signage, guardrails, bridge work at Lion Creek, and quieter rumble strips. Some intermittent problems areas north of Swan Lake will receive a deeper repair to prolong and preserve the durability of existing pavement and provide a smoother ride for drivers.
Location: MT 83 from just north of Bond Creek, extending 5.3 miles south to a point just north of Soup Creek Road.
Scope of work: New top layer of pavement, pavement sealant, guardrail upgrades, bridge repair, rumble strips, signing, and pavement markings.
Timing: Work is anticipated to begin mid-July.
Contractor: LHC Inc.
Location: MT 83 from north of the north end of Lion Creek bridge, extending to project end at the Lake and Missoula County line.
Scope of work: Full depth repair on problem areas, with asphalt overlay. Full stretch will receive pavement sealant. New striping, signing, delineation, centerline rumble strips and guardrail upgrades.
Timing: Work is anticipated to begin mid-August.
Contractor: Knife River
The Department of Transportation will make reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities who wish to participate in this Public Meeting or need an alternative accessible format of this notice. If you require an accommodation, contact the Department of Transportation no later than Monday, July 10 at 6 p.m. to advise us of the nature of the accommodation that you need. Please contact Matt Maze, Office of Civil Rights, P.O. Box 201001, Helena, Montana 59620; telephone (406) 444-5416; Montana Relay 711; facsimile (406) 444-7243; or e-mail to