WO 16-09 Grand Avenue

The W.O. 16-09 Grand Avenue project will widen Grand Avenue between 52nd Street West and 58th Street West to a three lane section.  This includes one driving lane in each direction with a center turn lane.  A 10' wide multi-use path will be constructed along the south side of Grand Avenue between 52nd Street West and 58th Street West and along the west side of 54th Street West between Grand Avenue and Rimrock Road.  Sidewalk with a width of 5' will be constructed along portions of the north side of Grand Avenue  and the east side of 54th Street West.  A traffic signal will be installed at the intersection of 54th Street West and Grand Avenue.  A HAWK signal will be installed on Grand Avenue near the front entrance to Ben Steel Middle School.  

June 9th, 2017 Update: Knife River is finishing up construction from 56th Street West to 58th Street West.  Curb and gutter and the first lift of asphalt is complete.  Knife will start construction between 54th Street West and 56th Street West.  This includes the intersection of 56th Street West.  This section will be closed for the next couple of weeks.  We are still on schedule to be completed by August 4th.

July 11th, 2017 Update: Knife River is on the last zone of closure.  Grand is closed between 52nd Street West and 54th Street West.  They are working on widening the street and the last of the utility work.  This closure will be in place until July 21st.    

The following is a schedule for the project:

  • There is a public informational meeting on March 8th at Will James Middle School Library at 6:00 pm.
  • Project bid letting March 21st
  • Mid to late April: Construction begins
  • August 2017: Construction complete

  1. Chris Hertz

    Staff Engineer III
    Phone: (406) 657-3095

  2. Public Works Engineering Division

    Physical Address
    2224 Montana Ave
    Billings, MT 59101

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

    Monday - Friday
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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