City virtual meeting March 21 to discuss pedestrian crossings at Lyndale, Montana avenues

The city of Helena will have a virtual public meeting on March 21 to discuss pedestrian crossing improvements to support nonmotorized access and connectivity, particularly to Centennial Trail.

The crossing improvements are proposed at two locations, one along Lyndale Avenue and a second along Montana Avenue. The proposals will be presented at the meeting and participants will have an opportunity to provide feedback.

The meeting is 5:30 p.m. People can register at

Please note, pre-registration is required to attend.

The meeting will be streamed in room 326 of the City-County Building (316 N. Park Ave.) for anyone who does not have access to Zoom.

The locations being evaluated for new treatments to improve pedestrian crossing are the intersections of Lyndale Avenue/Ewing Street and Montana Avenue/Bozeman Street.

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