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Public Involvement

Kalispell Bypass

What's New

May 2nd through May 8th

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, excavation and bridge demo 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 continue to watch for trucks and equipment 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/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: Pile driving at Ashley Creek and bridge demo and MSE wall construction operations for bridge widening. Signals and flaggers will be present directing one-way traffic. Motorists should watch for trucks and equipment. Expect delays.

Two Mile Drive Area: Detour remains open to traffic. Excavation and wall construction operations continue. There will be a traffic signal and flaggers present and motorists traveling the 2 Mile Drive area watch for trucks crossing the detour and expect delays.

Three Mile Drive Area: Special borrow hauling, ramp construction and excavation operations will be taking place. Noise wall footing construction at Parkridge north. No delays.

Four Mile Drive Area: Pile driving for bridge abutments continue. Trucks will be entering and exiting the project from the 4 Mile Drive area onto Stillwater Road. Traffic signal and flaggers will be present at 4 Mile Drive and Stillwater Road for truck traffic and motorists should expect delays.

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

Beam setting will take place on Monday, May 2nd and Wednesday, May 4th during day light hours. There will be no additional delays associated with this scheduled beam setting operation.

US 2 Area: Full traffic signals will be present for sidewalk, retaining wall and concrete slope protection construction. Motorists should expect single lane traffic 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 .

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.