Main Street Improvement Project Completed

Staff Report

Montana Department of Transportation (MT-DOT) announced on Wednesday, Nov. 16, crews have completed the Main Street Improvement Project in Billings. The project’s purpose was to rehabilitate and “extend the service life of approximately three miles of Main Street (US Hwy 312),” and the project also “improves existing signal systems and overall pedestrian access.”

According to a news release, drivers will notice “new signage and pavement markings, upgraded guardrail, new raised medians, improved storm drain grates, construction of multiple ADA compliant sidewalk corners, installation of accessible pedestrian signal push buttons, countdown pedestrian signal heads, and the addition of reflective tape to traffic signal heads.” In addition, pavement rehabilitation has been completed between 1st Avenue North and Bench Blvd.

MT-DOT noted they wanted to express their gratitude to all residents and travelers of Billings and the surrounding area, “for their patience and partnership in the completion of the safety improvements on Main Street.”

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