WO 16-05 Central Avenue

PROJECT SUMMARY:

  Central Avenue Road Improvements will reconstruct Central Avenue from Shiloh Road to 32nd Street West.  The improvements include:  widening Central Avenue to a five-lane section; a roundabout at 36th Street West (including a connection on 36th Street West to the south); a roundabout at 38th Street West; 5-foot sidewalk along the north side of Central Avenue; 10-foot multi-use trail along the south side of Central Avenue; and street lighting throughout.  Status updates for the project are shown below:

UTILITY COORDINATION:

  All private utility companies (Northwestern Energy, MDU, Yellowstone Valley Electric, CenturyLink, Spectrum, etc.) are currently relocating their facilities to eliminate conflicts with the City’s project.  This work is on-going throughout the length of project.

32ND TO 36TH STREETS WEST:

  The contractor is finalizing the storm drain lateral connections on the north side of Central Avenue.  Road excavation and preparation for road reconstruction will start next week.

36TH STREET WEST TO 38TH STREET WEST:

  Underground work has been completed in this section of road.  Curb & gutter has been installed along the road and the majority of the median.  The roundabout at 36th Street West has the curb & gutter installed.  Road base gravel has been constructed and is open to traffic.

38TH STREET WEST TO SHILOH ROAD:

  The contractor is finalizing the underground sewer installation and should be completed by the end of August.  MDU is completing their mainline installation along the north side of the road.
  1. Erin Claunch

    City Traffic Engineer
    Phone: (406) 657-8242

  2. Public Works Engineering Division

    Physical Address
    2224 Montana Ave
    Billings, MT 59101

    Phone: (406) 657-8231
    Fax: (406) 237-6291


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