NEW "WRONG WAY" SIGNS FOR INTERSTATE in Four Counties / by David Lawrence

Montana Dept of Transportation (MDT) proposes an Interstate wrong-way signing upgrade project for four counties within the MDT Missoula District. Missoula District- The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) would like to notify the public and seek comments on a proposal to upgrade Interstate off- ramp signing and pavement markings at all interchanges to reduce the potential for wrong-way entry onto the freeway facility within the MDT Missoula District. The project is located on Interstate 90 within these counties: Mineral, Missoula, Granite, and Powell counties. The purpose of the project is to improve the safety of the roadway for the traveling public.

Construction of the improvements is scheduled to begin in 2013, depending on completion of design 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 Gabe Priebe at (406) 444-5446. For the hearing impaired, the TTY number is (406) 444-7696 or 1-800-335-7592, or call the Montana Relay at 711. People may submit written comments to the Montana Department of Transportation Missoula office at PO Box 7039, Missoula, MT 59807-7039, or online at

www.mdt.mt.gov/mdt/comment_form.shtml

noting comments are for project UPN 8000. Alternative accessible formats of this information will be provided upon request.

For more information:

Lori Ryan, Public Information Specialist, MDT, (406) 444-6821