Montana Department of Transportation

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Dillon - Resurfacing Project Proposed For MT Highway 278

January 24, 2017


Lori Ryan, Public
Information Officer, (406) 444-6821,

Montana Department
of Transportation Proposes Resurfacing Project for Montana Secondary
Highway 278

Dillon  The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT)
would like to notify the public and seek comments on a proposal to
resurface about 10.3 miles of Montana Secondary Highway 278 (S-278)
west of Dillon in Beaverhead County. The project is located
approximately 19 miles west of the Interstate 15 Jackson Interchange
south of Dillon on S-278 at reference post 19.7 and extends west for
10.3 miles, ending at reference post 30.0.

Proposed work includes
cold milling the full width of the existing surface, applying a new
overlay, and finishing with a seal and cover (chip seal), upgraded
pavement marking, signage, delineation, and guardrail. The purpose of
the project is to extend the service life of the highway and take a
cost-effective action to preserve and maintain the existing highway.

The project is tentatively scheduled for letting in 2017, depending
on completion of all project development activities and availability
of funding. No new right-of-way or utility relocations will be

For more information, please contact Butte District
Administrator Jeff Ebert at (406) 494-9625 or Project Design Engineer
Jennifer Nelson at (406) 494 9636. For the hearing impaired, the TTY
number is (406) 444 7696 or 1-800-335-7592, or call the Montana Relay
at 711. Members of the public may submit written comments to the
Montana Department of Transportation Butte office at P.O. Box 3068,
Butte MT  59702-3068, or online at:

Please note that your comments
are for project UPN 9194000. Alternative accessible formats of this
information will be provided upon request by contacting the Office of
Civil Rights, P.O. Box 201001, Helena, MT 59620; (406) 444-9229; fax
(406) 444-7243, or e-mail to Those using a TTY may
call (800) 335-7592 or through the Montana Relay Service at 711.