Montana Department of Transportation

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Swan Lake - Resurfacing Project Proposed For MT Highway 83

February 17, 2017


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

Montana Department
of Transportation Proposes Resurfacing Project for Montana Highway 83

Swan Lake  The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) would
like to notify the public and seek comments on a proposal to
resurface about 11.2 miles of Montana Highway 83 north of Lion Creek
in Lake County. The project begins at the north end of the bridge
over Lion Creek at reference post 54.0 and extends north for 11.2
miles, ending where the highway leaves the Flathead National Forest
and enters the Swan River Wildlife Refuge at reference post 65.2.

Proposed work includes crack sealing, seal and cover (chip seal),
upgraded pavement markings and a bridge deck crack seal. The purpose
of the project is to enhance the safety of the traveling public and
take a cost-effective action to prolong and preserve the existing

The project is tentatively scheduled for construction in
2019, depending on completion of all project development activities
and availability of funding. No new right-of-way or utility
relocations will be needed.

For more information, please contact
Missoula District Administrator Ed Toavs at (406) 523-5802 or Project
Design Engineer Joshua Dold at (406) 444 6385. Members of the public
may submit written comments to the Montana Department of
Transportation Missoula office at P.O. Box 7039, Missoula, MT 
59807-7039, or online at:

Please note that your comments are for project UPN 9242000.
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.