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Public Involvement

Kalispell Bypass

What's New

May 23rd through May 30th

Kalispell Bypass in construction

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

Bridge: Bridge abutment and MSE Wall completion operations for bridge widening at Ashley Creek north of Foys Lake Rd. US 2, 2 Mile Drive, 4 Mile Drive and Old Reserve Drive activities remain on schedule.

Detour: The detour remains open to traffic on 2 Mile Drive however, motorists should expect delays and increased truck traffic crossing the roadway. Travelers should check radio frequency 1610AM and project web site for updated traffic information.

Details: Construction is focused in 6 areas:

  • Foys Lake Rd roundabout/Ashley Creek Bridge
  • 2 Mile Drive
  • 3 Mile Drive
  • 4 Mile Drive
  • US 2 & Old Reserve Drive

Travel Information:

Foys Lake Rd Roundabout/Ashley Creek Area: Bridge abutment construction and MSE wall completion for bridge widening purposes. Traffic control will be present between US 2 and the Foys Lake Road roundabout/Ashley Creek area. Signals and flaggers will be present directing traffic. Motorists should watch for trucks and equipment in the area. Expect delays.

Two Mile Drive Area: Detour remains open to traffic. Excavation and wall construction operations continue. There will be activity on the bridge with increased dump truck traffic in and out of the area. A traffic signal and flaggers will be present and motorists traveling the 2 Mile Drive area should watch for trucks crossing the detour and expect delays.

Three Mile Drive Area: Traffic signal at 3 Mile Drive and Stillwater Road for special borrow hauling, ramp construction and excavation operations. Motorists should expect increased truck traffic in the area. Expect delays.

Four Mile Drive Area: Traffic signals will be present at 4 Mile Drive & Stillwater Road for gravel operations. Motorists should watch for increased truck traffic in the area. Expect delays.

Old Reserve Drive Area: Curb & gutter and sidewalk construction will be taking place. Signals and flaggers will be present directing traffic for each lane. Motorists should anticipate one-lane traffic in each direction for concrete work and gravel hauling operations and expect delays.

US 2 Area: Full traffic signals will be present for sidewalk, retaining wall and concrete slope protection construction. Motorists should expect one-lane traffic in each direction. Expect 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. The public is reminded to stay clear of work areas and construction 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 .

Upcoming Public Meetings

Kalispell Bypass Construction Information Public Meetings take place every Tuesday, beginning at 5:00 p.m., in the Glacier High School Conference Room at 375 Wolfpack Way. Visit the Public Meetings page for information and dates of upcoming public meetings.