MDT is initiating a review of the 2006 Re-evaluation of the EIS and will update this page in the near future.
The Environmental Process is completed with signature of the Re-evaluation of the Environmental Impact Statement (REIS), in July 2006.
Signature page (84 kb)
Cover page (224 kb)
Table of Contents (148 kb)
Executive Summary (1.1 mb)
Chapter 1, Introduction (1.9 mb)
Chapter 2, Summary & Findings of the 1994 FEIS & ROD (184 kb)
Chapter 3, Kalispell Bypass as Currently Proposed (2 mb)
Chapter 4, Impact of Proposed Change (9.8 mb)
Chapter 5, Impacts Comparison Summary & Additional Mitigation (192 kb)
Entire Re-evaluation Document (14.5 mb)
TRAFFIC NOISE ISSUES
A traffic noise study was completed to determine the Bypass traffic noise impacts and recommend area(s) for mitigation. Land owners have supported construction of the 12-14' walls along eligible neighborhoods.
2006 Traffic Noise Impact Study (2.8mb)
The Kalispell Bypass Traffic Noise Information document provides further background information on noise facts, measurements and funding impacts.
A presentation explaining noise and MDT's policy is available.
Traffic Noise Basics (8.6 mb)
Rendering - North Noise Walls
Additional information regarding MDT's noise policy can be found on the MDT website at: