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Helena officials discuss changes to 5-point intersections. There won't be any physical changes at the intersections for years.

October 11, 2018View for printing

At an administration meeting Wednesday, Helena city leaders discussed developments in the plan for the Capital City's notorious five-point intersections.

One of those intersections is at Lyndale Avenue and North Montana Avenue. The other is at Last Chance Gulch and Helena Avenue.

You may also know them as "Malfunction Junctions."


Cities that make the right moves are the ones that will differentiate themselves and perform over the longer term.


City staff said they are ready to proceed with one traffic study for both intersections, which will cost $223,191. The study will take Robert Peccia and Associates about nine-to-12 months to complete, and a draft should be complete by June 2019.

The entire study should finish the following August. ... ersections/

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