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By Lori Ryan
Public Information Officer 

MT Depart. of Transportation Proposes Railroad Crossing Signal Installation on 9th Street East in Fairview


The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) would like to notify the public and seek comments on a proposal regarding the installation of highway-rail grade crossing signals on 9th Street East in Fairview in Richland County.

This is a cooperative project between the Town of Fairview, MDT, and Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway (BNSF). MDT is providing funding for the signal installation. BNSF Railway will be performing the physical installation of the signal system.

The purpose of the project is to improve safety at the crossing. The installation work is tentatively scheduled for construction in summer of 2017.

For more information, please contact Glendive District Administrator Shane Mintz at (406) 345-8212 or Highway-Rail Safety Manager John Althof at (406) 444-7247. Members of the public may submit written comments to the Montana Department of Transportation Glendive office at P.O. Box 890, Glendive, MT 59330-0890, or online at:

Please note that your comments are for project UPN 8950. Alternative accessible formats of this information will be provided upon request by contacting the Office of Civil Rights, P.O. Box 201001, Helena, MT 59620; (406) 444-9229; fax (406) 444-7243, or e-mail to [email protected] Those using a TTY may call (800) 335-7592 or through the Montana Relay Service at 711.


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