Mullan construction resumes this month
With temperatures creeping upwards, roadwork is resuming on the Mullan BUILD project in Missoula’s Sx͏ʷtpqyen area.
Construction will take place from March through June, weather permitting.
Missoula County received a $13 million federal BUILD grant to construct a new infrastructure network in the Mullan Road area. The federal grant, coupled with $8 million of local funding from the city and county, will support the first phase of the Mullan BUILD project construction.
Our favorite photos of the week from March 6 to March 12.
In 2022, crews completed work on the northern and southern portions of Mary Jane Boulevard. In addition, crews added two roundabouts to Mullan Road at the intersections of George Elmer Drive and Mary Jane Boulevard. They also completed improvements at the north end of George Elmer Drive where the road intersects with England Boulevard.
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Starting in the spring of 2023, BUILD project team members will return to complete the final touches on these roadways, such as chip sealing and painting. Crews will also complete the extension of England Boulevard that will connect Flynn Lane and George Elmer Drive.
“Most of the work