Montana's News Station: U.S. Senate approves funding for I-90 Interchange in Belgrade

Travelers may soon have an easier time getting to the Gallatin Field Airport with the installation of a new exit off of Interstate 90 near Belgrade.

The U.S. Senate approved a bill that includes funding for the additional exit, senators Jon Tester and Max Baucus announced Tuesday.

“This investment in the I-90 Interchange is going to help create badly-needed jobs in our community,” said Belgrade City Manager Joe Menicucci. “It is funding that wouldn’t be on its way without the hard work of senators Tester and Baucus. We appreciate their help.”

The bill includes $1,461,000 for the Belgrade Interchange.

“I support this funding for Belgrade because it’s a smart investment in rural Montana that will create jobs and will build a better economy in Gallatin County,” Tester said. “This is important funding for Belgrade that will benefit all folks in the region for generations to come.”

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