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Public meeting set to review major Billings intersection project

Posted at 10:27 AM, Feb 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-17 14:50:13-04

BILLINGS – The Montana Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting for the “Airport Road and Main Street Intersection Design Project.”

The meeting will be held in Billings on Tuesday, Feb. 19, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Billings Public Library Community Room. Project team members will be available at the meeting to discuss the design of the project.

According to a press release, the project is entering into design of the recommended alternative from the “Airport Road and Main Street Intersection Concept Study.”

More information on the study can be found here.

Proposed work includes lane modifications, signal upgrades, median work and minor realignment of routes and approaches for Main Street from Lake Elmo Drive to 6th Avenue, Airport Road from Main Street to Aronson Avenue, and Aronson Avenue from Airport Road to Main Street.

The purpose of the project is to address the capacity and queuing issues, safety and mobility needs, signal upgrade needs, and other operational issues for all users within the project area.

The meeting is open to the public and attendance is encouraged.

For more information, please contact Billings District Administrator Stefan Streeter at (406) 657-0268 or Project Design Engineer Wade Salyards at (406) 444‑0451. Members of the public may submit written comments to the Montana Department of Transportation Billings office at P.O. Box 20437, Billings, MT 59104-0437, or online at: mdt.mt.gov/mdt/comment_form.shtml