Montana Department of Transportation

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Public Involvement

Kalispell Bypass

What's New

For the week of February 1st through February 7th

Kalispell Bypass in construction

Where: US 2, Old Reserve Drive, Foys Lake/Ashley Creek area, 2 Mile Drive, 3 Mile Drive, 4 Mile Dr.

Bridge: Bridge abutment and embankment work at Ashley Creek north of Foys Lake Rd, US 2, 2 Mile Drive, 4 Mile Drive and Old Reserve Drive remains on schedule.

Detour: Detour remains open to traffic on 2 Mile Drive. Although there will be no delays, motorists should continue to watch for trucks and equipment crossing the roadways. Travelers should check radio frequency 1610AM and project web site for updated traffic information.

Details: Construction is focused in 5 areas:

  • 2 Mile Drive
  • 3 Mile Drive
  • 4 Mile Drive
  • US 2 & Old Reserve Drive

Travel Information:

Foys Lake Rd/Ashley Creek Area: No current operations, no delays

Two Mile Drive Area: Detour remains open to traffic. Pipe installation, pile driving and embankment operations for new bridge will be in effect. Motorists traveling the 2 Mile Drive area should watch for trucks, scrapers & construction traffic crossing the detour. No delays.

Three Mile Drive Area: Ramp construction, cut-to-fill, hauling and grading and gravity wall construction continue on 3 Mile Drive. No delays.

Four Mile Drive Area: On-going Interchange Ramp construction, excavation, pile driving, pipe installation, cut-to-fill, bridge abutment forming, back-fill and grading and hauling operations continue on the 4 Mile Drive hill area. No delays.

Old Reserve Drive Area: Pile driving, excavation, concrete pouring & pier installation, gravity wall construction, pedestrian box installation operations and bridge abutment work are on-going on both sides of the road and motorists should watch for work crews and trucks crossing the roadway. No delays.

US 2 Area: Bridge work, excavation, concrete pouring & pile driving & pier installation operations will continue and motorists should watch for Heavy Equipment crossing the roadway. No delays.

Motorists are reminded to travel at posted speeds and obey all posted signs and watch for workers in the construction zones. Fines double in work zones. If you witness trespassing through work areas or construction zones, please notify Flathead Law Enforcement officials immediately.

For further information, please tune in to local Flathead radio stations or radio frequency 1610 AM for weekly updates. For those interested in receiving weekly updates via email, please submit a request .

Questions or concerns may be addressed by calling LHC of Kalispell at 406-758-6400 or 406-858-0303 or by .

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