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Release Date: 04/17/14
Contacts: Kristen Lenhardt, 406-896-5228    

BLM to Begin Road Repairs on Cottonwood Road

BILLINGS, Mont. – Next week, the BLM Billings Field Office will begin road repairs on Cottonwood Road, south of Bridger, Mont.

Recent storms in the area have damaged culverts along Cottonwood Road. While the BLM repairs the damage, many sections of the road will be impassable for the public. Construction is expected to be completed by April 26, 2014, should weather conditions allow.

Many vehicle routes on public lands in the Billings Field Office area have impassable sections, or are in poor driving condition. Driving in all areas should be done with caution and attention. If in doubt, stay out, or call the Billings Field Office at (406) 896-5013 for the current status before you go. Riding on muddy trails can cause considerable damage which requires expensive repairs. 

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The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land, the most of any Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The BLM's mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. In Fiscal Year 2015, the BLM generated $4.1 billion in receipts from activities occurring on public lands.

Billings Field Office   5001 Southgate Dr.      Billings, MT 59101  

Last updated: 04-17-2014