BILLINGS, Montana (September 4, 2019) – The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) would like to notify the public and seek comments on a proposal to overlay about 8.3 miles of US 212, east and west of Busby, MT, Bighorn County.
The project begins 6.6 miles west of Busby, at reference post 18.8 and extends east for 8.3 miles ending approximately 1.5 miles east of Busby at reference post 27.1.
Proposed work includes digouts, crack sealing, and an overlay. The project will also replace centerline and shoulder rumble strips, upgraded pavement markings, signage, and guardrail.
The purpose of the project is to preserve and extend the life of the existing asphalt surfacing and to improve the safety of the roadway for the traveling public.
The project is tentatively scheduled for construction in summer of 2020, depending on completion of all project development activities and availability of funding. No new Right-of-Way or utility relocations will be needed.
An important part of properly planning for the future is partnering with the community. Montana Department of Transportation welcomes the public to provide ideas and comments on the proposed project. Comments may be submitted online at http://www.mdt.mt.gov/mdt/comment_form.shtml or in writing to Montana Department of Transportation, Billings office at PO Box 20437, Billings, MT 59104-0437. Please note that comments are for project CN 9771000. For more information, please contact Billings District Administrator Rod Nelson at (406) 657-0229 or Project Design Engineer Kurtis Schnieber at (406) 657‑0269.