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Pablo - Multi-Use Path And Sidewalk Project Proposed

April 12, 2017


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

Montana Department
of Transportation Proposes Multi-Use Path and Sidewalk Project in

PABLO — The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) would
like to notify the public and seek comments on a proposal to
construct a new multi-use path along the east side of U.S. Highway 93
and new sidewalk with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
facilities at Big Knife Lane. The project begins at the intersection
of U.S. Highway 93 and Division Street at reference post 51.8 and
extends north for 700 feet, ending at the existing concrete path
located near the pedestrian bridge spanning U.S. Highway 93 at
reference post 51.9.

Proposed work includes constructing an asphalt
multi-use path, concrete sidewalk, ADA curb ramps, crosswalk pavement
markings at Big Knife Lane, and signage. The purpose of the project
is to create a continuous pedestrian route in an area where no
pedestrian facilities currently exist. This project is sponsored by
the Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservation
and was selected for funding through MDT’s Transportation
Alternatives Program.

The project is tentatively scheduled for
construction in 2018, 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 Chad Welborn at (406)
994 1843. 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 9153000. 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.