Montana Department of Transportation

MDT Meetings and Events

Wise River - Guardrail Upgrades Proposed For Montana Hwy 43

March 7, 2017


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

Montana Department
of Transportation Proposes Guardrail Upgrades on Montana Highway 43

Wise River  The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) would
like to notify the public and seek comments on a proposal to upgrade
7.6 miles of guardrail on Montana Highway 43 east of Wise River in
Beaverhead County. The project begins 2.6 miles east of Wise River at
reference post 67.6 and extends east for 7.6 miles, ending near
reference post 75.2.

Proposed work includes installation of new
compliant guardrail. The purpose of the project is to replace
guardrail through the canyon east of Wise River.

The project is
tentatively scheduled for construction in 2021, 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 Butte District Administrator
Jeff Ebert at (406) 494-9625 or Project Design Engineer Jennifer
Nelson at (406) 494 9636. 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 9249. 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.