City of Missoula: South 3rd Street West Roadway Reconstruction

Missoula, MT – May 15, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — The City of Missoula will start the reconstruction of South Third Street West between Schilling and Reserve streets on the evening of May 17. The project will bring new roadway asphalt, curbs, sidewalks, bike lanes, storm drainage and a center turn lane. This section, Phase III, will complete the look and function of Third Street from Russell to Reserve streets. The project is expect to last until the end of September.

The stretch of Third Street under construction, between Schilling and Davis streets, will be closed to through traffic during the project. Local access to businesses and residences will remain open.

This phase of $3.4 million local project will cost approximately $1.1 million, funded by traffic impact fees, the City’s Road District and curb and sidewalk program assessments.

The new Third Street will be a great improvement in function and look and will add capacity to carry traffic and new bicycle and pedestrian facilities, making South Third Street West a complete street from Russell to Reserve streets. These improvements will serve development taking place in the neighborhood.

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The project planning costs are estimated at $2,000,000.

  • Assessments to property owners: $600,000
  • City in kind labor and materials: $700,000
  • Transportation Impact Fees: $700,000


  • Preliminary design: Summer 2012
  • Communications and some one on one meetings with property owners for Phase 1: Summer / Fall 2012
  • Final Design Phase 1: Fall / Winter 2012
  • Bidding Phase 1: Winter 2012 / Spring 2013
  • Construction Phase 1 – Russell to Schilling: Summer 2013
  • Final design and construction of Phase 2: Winter 2013 and Summer 2014
  • Final design and construction of Phase 3: Winter 2014 and Summer 2015

Kevin Slovarp, City Engineer
Ph: 406-552-6630

Doug Harby, Construction Projects Manager
Ph: 406-552-6091


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