March 17, 2008

The Montana Dept. of Transportation warns that removal of the center pier of the old Highway 200 bridge in Milltown may lead to some traffic delays of up to a half hour this week.  The bridge is being replaced as part of a mitigation effort related to the Milltown Superfund project. Read the MDT press release after the jump.


For more information:
Charity Watt Levis, (406) 444-7205

Expect traffic delays over Milltown bridge next week, MDT advises

The Montana Department of Transportation would like to inform motorist that the Highway 200 bridge located over the Blackfoot River in Milltown will be closed for a short time during the next week.  MDT will provide 24-hours notice prior to the closure.  The closure is expected to last up to 30 minutes.

MDT will be removing the center pier of the old bridge.  For safety reason, the new bridge will be closed to traffic while removal activities commence.  Scheduling of the removal is dependent on weather and other construction activities.

MDT is committed to expediting this project and apologizes for any
inconveniences this work may cause.   For the latest construction and weather reports, please dial 511 or visit

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