Safety, Connectivity, and Beautification at Hwy 93/Main St. Intersection
Hamilton, Montana | Completed
A small community of less than 5,000 people, Hamilton, Montana sits about one hour south of Missoula. With a quaint downtown, a great view of the Bitterroot Mountains, and a strong sense of community, Hamilton is an inviting place to those who live there. However, the community faces challenges surrounding Highway 93, which bisects the town. An inactive railway also parallels the highway.
The intersection of Highway 93 and Main St. is a key intersection for the community, but those passing through don’t see the character and vibrant community that exist there. Additionally, the intersection’s design has lead to connectivity and safety issues.
In fall of 2019, the City of Hamilton applied to Community Builder’s Technical Assistance program to engage the community in solving some of the issues around the Highway 93/Main St. intersection.
The Connect 93 Action Plan was adopted by Hamilton City Council on August 18, 2020. In addition, t