Montana Department of Transportation

Traveler Information

Travel Conditions

Construction Report

July 29, 2014 at 06:53 PM

This report is available by telephone at 511 or 1-800-226-7623. For the hearing impaired, call the TTY number 1-800-335-7592.

For additional information call (406) 444-6372

TRAFFIC FINES DOUBLE in highway work zones. The law also sets fines and jail sentences for reckless endangerment of highway workers.

MINOR DELAYS (up to ten minutes) can be expected through these projects with anything over ten minutes being noted in the description. Watch for equipment, flaggers, and workers along the road. Expect reduced speed limits.


Active Construction Projects

I-15 - Mile Marker 54 to 64
Barretts - Dillon.
Scheduled for Tuesday, July 29th.
EXPECT: Signal installation activities; reduced speed of 55 MPH; single lane closures.
I-15 - Mile Marker 120.7 to 121.1
Nissler Interchange Project on I-15/I-90.
Project is located at the Nissler Interchange where I-90/I-15 merge - work begins on I-90 one mile west of Nissler Interchange, and begins on I-15 1/2 mile south of Nissler Interchange. Wide load detour will be in place. Wide loads over 12 feet taking I-15 south will be staged at the Rocker Truck Stop, north side of the Interstate. Wide loads over 12 feet on I-15 north will be staged at a lane closure at milemarker 119. Exit 219 south will be closed to wide loads. Also a height restriction will be in place. I-90 eastbound loads over 15 feet 4 inches in height taking I-15 south will continue on I-90 East to Continental Drive Interchange - exit 228 - 8 miles east of the Rocker Interchange and then go back on I-90 West to stage at the Rocker Interchange. Oversized loads will be piloted through the project Monday through Thursday between 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. - each driver will have to coordinate their arrival time with Keith Johnston of Mountain West Traffic Control at 406-490-8390 at least 48 hours in advance of arrival. Tied with this project is the Silicon Mtn Tech Park & Port project which begins at the I-15 junction with German Gulch Road - be aware of increased haul truck traffic in the area. Paving scheduled to begin Wednesday, July 30th. Single lane traffic with flaggers.
EXPECT: Bridge activities; height restriction of 15 feet; width restriction of 12 feet; reduced speed of 45 MPH; single lane traffic; single lane closures; flaggers.
I-15 - Mile Marker 121.6 to 124
Rocker Eastbound Climbing Lanes.
Wide load restriction beginning Thursday, August 14th. Wide loads over 12 feet heading north on I-15 will be staged at milemarker 119.0; wide loads over 12 feet heading east/north on I-15/I-90 will be staged at milemarker 217.0; wide loads over 12 feet heading west/south on I-15/I-90 will be staged at milemarker 126.5. Oversize loads will be piloted through Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Each driver will have to coordinate their arrival time with Keith Johnston (Mountain West Traffic Control) at 406-490-8390 at least 48 hours in advance of arrival,.
EXPECT: Median activities; width restriction of 12 feet.
I-15 - Mile Marker 201.9 to 202
Helena North - Adjacent to I-15 S.
The scale and access to the southbound scale turnout will be closed until further notice.
EXPECT: Miscellaneous activities.
I-15 - Mile Marker 365 to 380
North of Shelby.
EXPECT: Chip sealing activities; width restriction of 16 feet; reduced speed of 45 MPH; single lane traffic.
I-90 - Mile Marker 0 to 170.1
I-90 Corridor from Lookout Pass to Garrison Junction.
Crews will be installing signs, striping and painting stop bars on all interchanges, rest areas and weigh scale ramps.
EXPECT: Sign installation activities.
I-90 - Mile Marker 5.9 to 7.1
Taft Interchange East, approximately 7 miles east of the Montana - Idaho border.
Rock Slide cleanup work is in progress.
EXPECT: Rock activities; width restriction of 12 feet; reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane traffic.
I-90 - Mile Marker 17 to 24
West of Drexel - Pavement Restoration.
Pavement Restoration in progress. Two lane, two way traffic in the Westbound of the Interstate.
Loads over 12 feet wide will not be allowed between milepost 0.0 and 33.0
EXPECT: Miscellaneous activities; width restriction of 12 feet; detour; reduced speed of 45 MPH; single lane traffic.
I-90 - Mile Marker 51 to 55
Clark Fork River - Rehab East of Superior.
Bridge rehabilitation will begin.
Starting at 8:00 p.m. on 07/24/14 - Construction crews will be milling bridge ends. Expect delays, both directions of travel will be affected.
Loads over 12 feet will be restricted between Mile Post 52 and 55, Monday through Thursday as follows:
Eastbound loads over 12 feet will be required to stage in the signed staging area at Mile Post 52. At 6:00 a.m. these loads will be piloted through the project to Mile Post 55
Westbound loads over 12 feet will be required to stage in the signed staging area at Mile Post 55. At 7:00 a.m. these loads will be piloted through the project to Mile Post 52.
Any oversized loads missing the designated pilot times will be required to wait until the next opening to be piloted through the project.
EXPECT: Bridge activities; width restriction of 12 feet; delays between 15 and 20 minutes; detour; reduced speed of 45 MPH; pilot cars; single lane traffic.
I-90 - Mile Marker 74 to 85
Alberton Interchange to Huson Interchange.
EXPECT: Striping activities.
I-90 - Mile Marker 105.7 to 110.3
Missoula-Bonner.
EXPECT: Milling activities; reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane closures.
I-90 - Mile Marker 150 to 162
DRUMMOND AREA.
EXPECT: Striping activities.
I-90 - Mile Marker 172.6 to 188.6
Beck Hill to Deer Lodge and Garrison to Beck Hill.
Westbound wide loads will be detoured at the East Garrison Interchange - Exit 175 milemarker 175.5 - and will re-enter at the West Garrison Interchange - Exit 174 milemarker 174.4. Eastbound wide loads will be detoured at the West Garrison Interchange - Exit 174 - and will re-enter at the East Garrison Interchange - Exit 175. The Beck Hill Interchange - Exit 179 milemarker 179.2 - will be single lane traffic controlled by traffic lights.
EXPECT: Bridge activities; width restriction of 10 feet; detour; reduced speed of 45 MPH; single lane traffic; traffic controlled by signal lights.
I-90 - Mile Marker 298.8 to 300.2
East Belgrade Interchange - North.
I-90 eastbound and westbound traffic will be detoured to single lane traffic on the on/off ramps, with 35 mph speed limit on ramps.Single lane traffic on U-205 Frontage Road beginning at the intersection with Arizona Street extending 800 feet east. Allow extra time if traveling to Yellowstone Int'l Airport. Arizona Street is closed between Northern Pacific Avenue and the Frontage Road.
EXPECT: Bridge activities; detour; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars; single lane traffic; single lane closures; road closure.
I-90 - Mile Marker 304 to 313
West Bozeman Interchange.
Guardrail installation also in progress.
EXPECT: Striping activities; single lane closures.
I-90 - Mile Marker 390.9 to 414.8
Beginning 1 mile west of Reed Point extending to 4 miles east of Columbus..
There will be bridge work at several locations throughout the project. There will be crossovers and single lane closures & variable reduced speed in work zones. Eastbound traffic will be detoured around Springtime Interchange by using the exit & entrance ramps. WIDTH RESTRICTIONS & SPECIAL CONDITIONS: Wide loads exceeding 12 feet up to 13 feet 6 inches must call traffic control at 406-671-5212 to check current conditions which may require being escorted through the project. Loads requiring escorts may stage at the Greycliff Rest Area (Eastbound) and Park City (Westbound). Escorting will occur Monday - Friday between 8:00 am to 10:00 am Mountain Standard Time. Loads exceeding 13 feet 6 inches may contact 406-671-5212 before traveling to make special arrangements to be escorted on a case by case basis. Documentation from the contractor must be provided in order to receive trip permits or consider using an alternate route.
EXPECT: Bridge activities; width restriction of 12 feet; detour; reduced speed varying from 25 to 65 MPH; single lane closures.
I-90 - Mile Marker 492.5 to 502.9
Toluca to Hardin West.
Revised bridge rail. Crack fill to begin July 21, 2014. **WIDTH RESTRICTION OF 16 FEET DURING DAYLIGHT HOURS.
EXPECT: Bridge activities; width restriction of 16 feet; reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane closures.
I-94 - Mile Marker 7 to 13.4
Ballantine.
Seal and cover work completed. Guardrail work to start Monday July 28, 2014. WIDTH RESTRICTION OF 16 FEET DURING DAYLIGHT HOURS beginning Monday.
EXPECT: Guardrail activities; width restriction of 16 feet.
I-94 - Mile Marker 83.7 to 87
EB and WB lanes from Colstrip Interchange going 3.3 miles west.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; width restriction of 16 feet; detour; reduced speed of 45 MPH; single lane traffic.
MT-1 - Mile Marker 38.5 to 48.2
Philipsburg Maxville.
EXPECT: Striping activities.
MT-1 - Mile Marker 48.2 to 63.9
Drummond - South.
EXPECT: Striping activities.
MT-135 - Mile Marker 17.8 to 20.9
Guardrail South of Hamilton.
EXPECT: Guardrail activities; delays up to 15 minutes; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars.
MT-141 - Mile Marker 6.1 to 11.8
Avon to 5 miles north.
Scheduled to begin Wednesday, July 30th.
EXPECT: Paving activities; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars; single lane traffic.
MT-141 - Mile Marker 11.8 to 19.5
1 mile north of Avon to 8 miles south.
Striping also in progress.
EXPECT: Paving activities; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars; single lane traffic; single lane closures; traffic controlled by signal lights.
MT-16 - Mile Marker 0 to 1.1
In Culbertson.
EXPECT: Miscellaneous activities; flaggers.
MT-200 - Mile Marker 46 to 99
PERMA - East and West.
Vehicles over 12 feet wide should expect up to 2 hour delays, through August 1st, 2014.
To avoid delays, plan to travel before 8:00 a.m. and on the weekends. Call John Benda at 406-523-5864 for more information.
EXPECT: Chip sealing activities; width restriction of 12 feet; loose gravel; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars; single lane traffic.
MT-200 - Mile Marker 50 to 59.9
Lambert-east.
EXPECT: Overlay activities; width restriction of 12 feet; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars; single lane traffic; traffic controlled by signal lights; flaggers.
MT-200 - Mile Marker 75.8 to 83.1
Beginning 3 miles east of Lincoln and continuing east 7.2 miles.
Multiple flagging stations throughout project. Width restriction is no longer in effect.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; delays between 15 and 20 minutes; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars; gravel surface; grooved surface; traffic controlled by signal lights; flaggers; motorcycles consider another route.
MT-200 - Mile Marker 254.7 to 254.8
13 miles west of Brockway.
EXPECT: Culvert installation activities; reduced speed of 35 MPH.
MT-23 - Mile Marker 0 to 2.8
JCT MT-16 Continuing 2.8 miles East.
Guardrail operation is in progress. A 16 foot width restriction is in effect from 6:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Expect short delays during working hours.
EXPECT: Guardrail activities; width restriction of 16 feet; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars; single lane traffic; flaggers.
MT-37 - Mile Marker 18.3 to 18.3
1 mile North of Libby Dam.
Slope stability work continues thru mid-August, 2014.
EXPECT: Shoulder activities; reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane traffic; flaggers.
MT-59 - Mile Marker 0 to .6
Jct. of Tatro St & MT-59 and proceeding east to Milwaukee.
Curb & gutter work will have portions of Milwaukee street closed during the working hours.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; delays up to 10 minutes; detour; loose gravel; gravel surface; intersection work; flaggers.
MT-59 - Mile Marker 53.4 to 63.4
5 miles north of Cohagen to 5 miles south of Cohagen.
Sign installation in progress with no traffic interruption.
EXPECT: Sign installation activities.
MT-66 - Mile Marker 5 to 10
9 miles north of DY Junction at US 191 & MT 66.
Oversized loads and trucks may consider alternative route.
EXPECT: Miscellaneous activities; delays up to 15 minutes; detour; reduced speed of 35 MPH; gravel surface; flaggers.
MT-78 - Mile Marker 26.8 to 29.8
South of Junction S-419 - Stillwater County.
Single lane traffic at times. Flaggers and pilot cars. Small delays and a detour is in place at and around the culvert.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; delays up to 15 minutes; detour; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars; single lane traffic.
MT-80 - Mile Marker 43.1 to 48.7
Arrow Creek Slide Repair - 18 miles North of Stanford.
There are restrictions for over weight vehicles and loads wider than 12 feet. Contact: PM Kyle Dubbs 406-538-1322; for current conditions and ability to pass through this construction zone with widths larger than 12 feet, or for overweight loads. Or dial 538-1300 to page construction crew staff.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; width restriction of 12 feet; weight restriction; delays up to 15 minutes; loose gravel; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars; gravel surface; rough roadway surface; single lane traffic; single lane closures; traffic controlled by signal lights; flaggers; motorcycles consider another route.
MT-80 - Mile Marker 59.9 to 66.1
6 miles North of Stanford.
Chip seal is complete, final brooming and epoxy painting will be completed by August 1, 2014.
EXPECT: Striping activities; delays up to 15 minutes; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars; single lane traffic; single lane closures; traffic controlled by signal lights; flaggers.
MT-81 - Mile Marker 25.5 to 26.7
Eleven miles east of Denton - One mile east of Judith River Bridge.
The chip seal is complete. Epoxy striping is estimated to be complete by August 28, 2014.
EXPECT: Striping activities.
MT-86 - Mile Marker 23.9 to 30.9
Near Sedan.
Scheduled to begin Wednesday, July 30th.
EXPECT: Chip sealing activities; delays up to 15 minutes; loose gravel; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars; single lane traffic.
S-203 - Mile Marker 9.8 to 11.9
Florence East.
Bridge work continues. Expect work on the shoulders with delays.
The bike paths from Highway 93 to the fishing access on the Bitterroot River will be closed until the completion of the project.
EXPECT: Bridge activities; reduced speed of 45 MPH; flaggers.
S-209/BIGFORK-FERNDALE CUT ACROSS - Mile Marker 0 to 4.8
East of Bigfork.
Chip sealing operations have been rescheduled to begin Wednesday, July 30th, at various locations including this project. Work should be completed by Tuesday, August 5th. Final epoxy striping will be scheduled in September.
EXPECT: Chip sealing activities; fresh oil; loose gravel; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars; flaggers.
S-211/ROUND BUTTE ROAD - Mile Marker 4.6 to 4.8
3 miles West of Ronan.
Completion is expected in July.
EXPECT: Light installation activities; reduced speed of 35 MPH; flaggers.
S-225 - Mile Marker .1 to 11
Bootlegger Trail - 2 Miles North of Great Falls.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; reduced speed of 55 MPH.
S-236 - Mile Marker 74.2 to 89.5
Big Sandy to 25 Miles SE.
EXPECT: Crack sealing activities; reduced speed of 35 MPH; flaggers.
S-238 - Mile Marker 68.5 to 68.7
Ryegate Sidewalks.
This project is on Secondary 238 from US 12 going north to 4th Ave. Old sidewalk removal is underway. New curb and gutter, sidewalk and lighting will be installed through mid August 2014.
EXPECT: Sidewalk activities; reduced speed of 25 MPH; single lane closures; intersection work.
S-240 - Mile Marker 2.8 to 3.1
Three Mile Creek to 2 Miles South of Chinook.
EXPECT: Bridge activities; loose gravel; reduced speed of 35 MPH; traffic controlled by signal lights.
S-269 - Mile Marker 8.5 to 12.2
Tucker Crossing N & S.
Crews will also be sealing bridge decks and installing new signs.
EXPECT: Chip sealing activities; loose gravel; reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane traffic.
S-275 - Mile Marker 1 to 1
Main Street in Deer Lodge.
Main Street Bridge over Cottonwood Creek will be closed and traffic detoured along 2nd Street by utilizing Rainbow Avenue to the north and Cottonwood Street to the south.
EXPECT: Bridge activities; detour; road closure.
S-300 - Mile Marker 1 to 1.2
Fish Creek Bridge - South of Ryegate.
The Bridge is now open.
EXPECT: Bridge activities; width restriction of 12 feet; single lane traffic.
S-354/BACK ROAD - Mile Marker 12.1 to 12.4
West of Ronan, North of Round Butte Road.
Completion is expected in July.
EXPECT: Light installation activities; reduced speed of 35 MPH; flaggers.
S-424/THREE MILE DRIVE - Mile Marker .5 to .9
US93 ALTERNATE, West of Kalispell, North of US-2..
Overpass construction at Three Mile Drive is underway. Work is taking place off of the roadway and is not affecting traffic at this time.
Project WEB Site: Kalispell Bypass
EXPECT: Bridge activities.
S-487/BIG MOUNTAIN ROAD - Mile Marker 2.6 to 3.8
WHITEFISH, North from jct E Lakeshore Dr.
Chip sealing operations are scheduled to take place Wednesday, July 30th with sweeping and striping finish work on Thursday.
EXPECT: Chip sealing activities; fresh oil; loose gravel; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars; flaggers.
S-487/BIG MOUNTAIN ROAD - Mile Marker 4 to 7.2
WHITEFISH, South from upper parking lot.
Chip sealing operations begin Monday, July 28th, at various locations including this project. Work should be completed by Tuesday, August 5th. Final epoxy striping will be scheduled in September.
EXPECT: Chip sealing activities; fresh oil; loose gravel; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars; flaggers.
S-503/FOYS LAKE ROAD - Mile Marker 1.2 to 4.9
West of KALISPELL.
Chip sealing operations have been rescheduled to begin Tuesday or Wednesday, July 29th or 30th, at various locations including this project. Work should be completed by Tuesday, August 5th. Final epoxy striping will be scheduled in September.
EXPECT: Chip sealing activities; fresh oil; loose gravel; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars; flaggers.
S-532 - Mile Marker 8.1 to 9.3
North of Laurel (Lipp Road).
Detour now in place with loose gravel and reduced speed throughout the project.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; detour; loose gravel; reduced speed of 35 MPH.
S-548/WEST RESERVE/RESERVE LOOP - Mile Marker 2.9 to 3.3
North of KALISPELL.
Chip sealing operations have been rescheduled to begin Tuesday, July 29th, at various locations including this project. Work should be completed by Tuesday, August 5th. Final epoxy striping will be scheduled in September.
EXPECT: Chip sealing activities; fresh oil; loose gravel; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars; flaggers.
S-569 - Mile Marker 18.5 to 22
From the junction with MT-43 heading north on S-569 towards Anaconda.
Shoulder work and overlay with bridge work over French Creek also in progress.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; loose gravel; reduced speed of 35 MPH; gravel surface; rough roadway surface; single lane traffic; single lane closures; motorcycles consider another route.
S-6902 - Mile Marker .8 to 1
West Railroad Street in Laurel.
Majority of work is complete. Contractor working on punchlist items.
EXPECT: Miscellaneous activities.
US-12 - Mile Marker 17.1 to 20.1
Deep Creek Canyon east of Townsend.
Beginning Friday August 1st at 5:00 p.m. until Monday August 4th at 7:00 a.m. US-12 will be CLOSED between Townsend and White Sulphur Springs. No traffic will be allowed through on US-12 during this time. Travelers will need to choose an alternate route. Width restriction of 10 feet from milepost 16.0 to milepost 21.0 from 6:00 am to 7:00 pm with two way traffic restored during non-working hours. Two-way traffic will be restored during non-working hours. Contact Dick Anderson Construction at 406-459-7392 with project questions or concerns.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; width restriction of 10 feet; delays up to 15 minutes; reduced speed of 35 MPH; gravel surface; single lane traffic; single lane closures; road closure; traffic controlled by signal lights.
US-12 - Mile Marker 71.7 to 77.1
Checkerboard Martinsdale East.
Gravel base course being placed. Bridge work also in progress.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; delays up to 15 minutes; loose gravel; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars; gravel surface; rough roadway surface; single lane traffic; traffic controlled by signal lights; motorcycles consider another route.
US-12/CONCURRENT WITH MT 3 - Mile Marker 100.5 to 101.4
Harlowton MCS Scale site, near intersection of US 12/MT3 and US 191.
Chip Seal complete, awaiting final epoxy date - estimated to be complete by August 15, 2014.
EXPECT: Striping activities.
US-191 - Mile Marker 0 to 7
From the Junction of MT 3 & US 191 near Harlowton going north seven miles.
Crews will be surveying,excavating, installing culverts and fencing. Note the width restriction is actually 12 feet 6 inches.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; width restriction of 12 feet; delays up to 15 minutes; detour; loose gravel; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars; gravel surface; rough roadway surface; single lane traffic; single lane closures; grooved surface; traffic controlled by signal lights; flaggers; motorcycles consider another route.
US-191 - Mile Marker 33.4 to 37.9
Lebo Creek North & South - South of Harlowton, MT.
Paving and gravel operations will continue.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; delays up to 15 minutes; detour; loose gravel; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars; gravel surface; single lane traffic; flaggers; motorcycles consider another route.
US-191 - Mile Marker 41.4 to 66.1
Gallatin Canyon Turn Lanes.
Single lane traffic from milemarkers 65.1 to 66.1.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; delays up to 15 minutes; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars; single lane traffic.
US-191 - Mile Marker 83.4 to 94.4
Missouri River North and South.
From 4.5 miles south to 6.5 miles north of the Missouri River Fred Robinson bridge - contractor has completed guardrail work and paving. Contractor will resume the chip seal the week of Monday August 4, 2014. Travelers should expect a width restriction of 14 feet.
EXPECT: Shoulder activities; width restriction of 14 feet; delays up to 15 minutes; fresh oil; loose gravel; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars; single lane traffic; single lane closures; traffic controlled by signal lights; flaggers.
US-191 - Mile Marker 88 to 88.9
Main Street in Bozeman.
Construction will be on Main Street east of North 19th Avenue heading east to Grand Avenue. Traffic will be reduced to one lane for both eastbound and westbound traffic from 11th to 15th Street. Paving, excavation and concrete work also in progress.
EXPECT: Milling activities; width restriction of 11 feet; gravel surface; single lane traffic; road closure.
US-2/YAAK HILL - Mile Marker 5.2 to 5.2
5 miles East of the Idaho Border.
Slope stability work including ditch work and slump repair is underway and will continue into August.
EXPECT: Shoulder activities; reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane traffic; flaggers.
US-2 - Mile Marker 16 to 20.1
3 miles East of Troy.
Work continues and will include chip seal on Tuesday, August 5th, and guardrail operations.
EXPECT: Sign installation activities; reduced speed of 35 MPH; flaggers.
US-2 - Mile Marker 40.1 to 40.1
3 miles East of Libby.
Slope stability work continues thru August.
EXPECT: Shoulder activities; reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane traffic; flaggers.
US-2/LIBBY CREEK SOUTH - Mile Marker 44.9 to 48.6
12 miles southeast of Libby.
Operations continue Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. until 5:30 p.m., weather permitting. Paving is complete. Guardrail operations are expected to be finished Tuesday, July 29th. At that time, traffic will be rerouted to the new road. Sign installation and delineation operations continue. Chip sealing operations are scheduled to take place on Wednesday, Aug. 6th.
EXPECT: Guardrail activities; reduced speed of 35 MPH; flaggers.
US-2/SWAMP CREEK - EAST - Mile Marker 48.8 to 53.6
16 miles East of LIBBY.
Work continues including heavy equipment on the roadway.
EXPECT: Miscellaneous activities; reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane traffic; flaggers.
US-2 - Mile Marker 113.7 to 114.9
5 miles West of Kalispell.
This project includes two bridge replacements and highway reconstruction. The bike path is also being rebuilt and has been closed through the work zone. Work will continue through the summer. Until further notice, hours of operation will be Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; delays up to 15 minutes; loose gravel; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars; rough roadway surface; single lane closures; traffic controlled by signal lights; flaggers.
US-2 - Mile Marker 384 to 386.6
Havre to Approx 2.5 Miles East.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars; rough roadway surface; single lane traffic; traffic controlled by signal lights.
US-2 - Mile Marker 592.7 to 592.7
East of Wolf Point.
Work will occur Wednesday July 30th between 7:00 AM and 4:00 PM in both the east and west bound lanes.
Wider loads can be accommodated but may have up to a 2 hour delay.
EXPECT: Miscellaneous activities; width restriction of 12 feet; reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane traffic; single lane closures; flaggers.
US-212 - Mile Marker 64 to 70.5
Red Lodge 8th Street to Robinson.
Broadway (HWY 212) is currently open. The detour route is available as well. Be aware there is a gravel surface between Beartooth Lane and 3rd Street. Paving scheduled to begin July 29, 2014. Work has begun on the new sidewalk ADA ramps at all intersections south of 8th street on Broadway. Business access is available throughout.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; delays up to 5 minutes; detour; fresh oil; loose gravel; reduced speed of 25 MPH; gravel surface; rough roadway surface; intersection work; flaggers.
US-287 - Mile Marker 39.4 to 52.2
North of the town of Augusta and extending 12.2 miles.
US-287 is closed north of Augusta at the intersection of MT-21 and US-287 to the intersection of S-408 and US-287 for rehabilitation of the bridge deck over the North Fork of the Sun River, as well as roadway micro-surface pavement overlay and guardrail work. During the closure, northbound traffic traveling to Choteau and Fairfield from Bowman's Corner or Augusta will be detoured to Simms, then left onto S-565 and then left onto US-89. Southbound traffic traveling to Augusta and Bowman's Corner from Choteau or Fairfield will be detoured onto US-89, right onto S-565 and then right onto MT-200 for Bowman's Corner or right on MT-21 for Augusta. Paving will take place north of the intersection of S-408 and US-287; however that portion of the highway will remain open to the traveling public with reduced speeds and other travel restrictions. All work is anticipated to last through Wednesday, August 20, 2014.
EXPECT: Bridge activities; detour; reduced speed of 35 MPH; flaggers.
US-287 - Mile Marker 60.6 to 62
Intersection of US-287 with Broadwater County Roads Filson and Quarter Circle.
Grading, topsoil and culvert installation also in progress.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; delays between 15 and 30 minutes; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars; gravel surface; single lane traffic; single lane closures; traffic controlled by signal lights.
US-310 - Mile Marker 51.9 to 53.1
South of Laurel-Railroad Overpass.
Traffic is being detoured between mile posts 52 and 53 for about 1500 feet. Bridge contractor will continue to build new structures. Embankment is being placed for the new roadway alignment. Watch for haul trucks crossing the highway.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; delays between 3 and 5 minutes; detour; reduced speed of 35 MPH; flaggers.
US-87 - Mile Marker 83.2 to 86
Lewistown East -.
There are no restrictions until the epoxy striping; estimated by August 22, 2014.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities.
US-89 - Mile Marker 64.6 to 70.5
Southeast of Dupuyer.
Shoulder work, fencing and sign/delineator installation also in progress.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; delays up to 15 minutes; reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane traffic; flaggers.
US-89 - Mile Marker 89.2 to 101.1
North of Dupuyer / South of Browning.
Chip seal operations are scheduled to begin Monday, July 28th and expected to last through Tuesday. There will be a seal applied on Wednesday and operations should be complete on Thursday, July 31st.
EXPECT: Chip sealing activities; delays between 5 and 15 minutes; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars; flaggers.
US-93 - Mile Marker 18.5 to 36.8
Ravalli N & S.
Bridge end repairs. Various bridges throughout project.
EXPECT: Bridge activities; delays up to 15 minutes; reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane traffic; traffic controlled by signal lights.
US-93 - Mile Marker 56.5 to 67.4
South of POLSON North to Jette Hill.
Crews will begin operations starting at Jette Hill and proceed south, stopping at the north end of the Flathead River Bridge on Thursday, July 31st. Sweeping will take place on Friday, August 1st. Crews will resume operations on Monday at the south end of the bridge and head through Polson. Sweeping and striping will follow. Travelers should consider an alternate route.
EXPECT: Chip sealing activities; delays up to 15 minutes; loose gravel; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars; gravel surface; single lane traffic; traffic controlled by signal lights.
US-93/JCT W RESERVE DR (S548) - Mile Marker 115.9 to 115.9
US93 ALTERNATE, North of Kalispell.
Shoulder work is underway and will not affect traffic. For more information, call Schellinger Construction at 406-892-2188
Project WEB Site: Kalispell Bypass
EXPECT: Miscellaneous activities.
US-93/2ND STREET W - Mile Marker 128.5 to 129.7
West of WHITEFISH, from Karrow to Mountainside.
Major road surface repairs are underway including milling, road surface pulverizing, sweeping, and signal installation. Final completion is anticipated mid-July, 2015.
EXPECT: Pulverizing activities; loose gravel; reduced speed of 25 MPH; rough roadway surface; single lane traffic; grooved surface; traffic controlled by signal lights; flaggers.
BILLINGS - MONTANA AVE - Mile Marker .2 to 4.3
Project is located in Billings on Montana Avenue and Laurel Road.
All major items have been completed. Working on punch list & clean up.
EXPECT: Miscellaneous activities.
VAUGHN FRONTAGE ROAD - Mile Marker 4.3 to 7.9
Vaughn Frontage Road - West of Great Falls.
Culvert replacement also in progress. Pavement has been removed on the frontage road from the Manchester intersection east for approximately 1/2 mile. Be advised of steep slopes.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; loose gravel; reduced speed of 35 MPH; gravel surface; rough roadway surface; single lane closures; flaggers; motorcycles consider another route.
VAUGHN FRONTAGE ROAD - Mile Marker 4.3 to 7.9
Vaughn Frontage Road - West of Great Falls.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; loose gravel; reduced speed of 35 MPH; gravel surface; rough roadway surface; single lane closures; flaggers; motorcycles consider another route.
VAUGHN-DUTTON FRONTAGE ROAD - Mile Marker 22.5 to 22.6
Town of Dutton.
The section of frontage road through the town of Dutton will be closed until approximately Monday, August 4th.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; detour.

Completed Construction Projects

I-15 - Mile Marker 187 to 187 (Completed)
MONTANA CITY.
Project was completed at 2:45 p.m. July 28th.
I-15 - Mile Marker 192 to 192 (Completed)
Helena - Intersection of Broadway and Colonial Drive.
I-15 - Mile Marker 193.2 to 194.4 (Completed)
I-15 and Custer Ave in Helena.
I-90 - Mile Marker 189.5 to 219.1 (Completed)
Nissler Interchange to Deer Lodge.
MT-28 - Mile Marker 16 to 19 (Completed)
HOT SPRINGS Junction to 3 miles South.
S-273 - Mile Marker 0 to 0 (Completed)
Railroad crossing at Galen.
Project was completed at 2:15 p.m. July 29th.
US-212 - Mile Marker 76.6 to 76.6 (Completed)
East of Ashland.
US-89 - Mile Marker 53 to 53 (Completed)
Livingston City Limits to 1 mile north - Yellowstone River Bridge.
Project is complete
CUSTER AVENUE - Mile Marker 1.4 to 3 (Completed)
Custer Avenue - Helena.
SOUTH FRONTAGE ROAD - Mile Marker 7.6 to 7.6 (Completed)
8 miles south of Deer Lodge at South Frontage Road and Racetrack Road.

Inactive Construction Projects

I-15 - Mile Marker 285.9 to 291.3 (Inactive)
I-15 S Manchester to Vaughn.
I-15 - Mile Marker 301.4 to 309.2 (Inactive)
Power - North and South.
No work this week.
I-90 - Mile Marker 162.6 to 170.1 (Inactive)
Gold Creek - East of Drummond.
Bridge Deck crack seal
Some Bridge work may take place as far as milepost 172.6
I-90 - Mile Marker 274 to 290 (Inactive)
Between west Three Forks Interchange and two miles east of Manhattan Interchange.
Inactive until final striping.
I-90 - Mile Marker 354.3 to 549.8 (Inactive)
Ramps are located at 49 locations on I-90 between Springdale and Aberdeen and I-94 between Huntley and Sarpy Creek (M.P. 6.2 to 72.0) 8 locations are within the Crow Indian Reservation..
No work. Signing and remaining striping to tentatively begin the week of July 21, 2014.
I-90 - Mile Marker 379 to 381 (Inactive)
10 miles east of Big Timber.
Both east and west bound rest areas are closed for the duration of this project. Work is being done off the roadway. There are no traffic restrictions at this time.
I-90 - Mile Marker 509.6 to 509.6 (Inactive)
Project is located in Big Horn County at Crow Agency.
Work temporarily suspended.
I-90 - Mile Marker 533.1 to 533.1 (Inactive)
South of Lodge Grass.
I-90 - Mile Marker 543.5 to 554.4 (Inactive)
Approximately 11 miles south of Wyola continuing to north of Wyola. Project is located entirely within the Crow Indian Reservation.
No work until late July 2014.
I-94 - Mile Marker 46.7 to 67 (Inactive)
Custer to Hysham.
Seal and cover work completed
I-94 - Mile Marker 98.6 to 98.6 (Inactive)
MCS Scale Site.
I-94/OLD HIGHWAY 10 - Mile Marker 182 to 182 (Inactive)
3 miles southwest of Fallon.
I-94 - Mile Marker 223.8 to 231.4 (Inactive)
Hodges Interchange - west.
MT-200 - Mile Marker 279.7 to 279.7 (Inactive)
MCS Scale Sites.
MT-28 - Mile Marker 3 to 5 (Inactive)
EAST OF PLAINS.
Crews installing guardrail and signs.
MT-37/LIBBY DAM - SOUTH - Mile Marker 9.6 to 17.2 (Inactive)
North of Junction US2.
Chip sealing is scheduled to resume Monday, August 4th, 2014
MT-59 - Mile Marker 0 to 4.5 (Inactive)
Wyoming line to 4.55 miles North.
MT-59 - Mile Marker 4.4 to 9.1 (Inactive)
3.2 miles south of Biddle to 1.5 miles north of Biddle.
MT-59 - Mile Marker 9.1 to 22 (Inactive)
1.5 miles north of Biddle to 14.3 miles north of Biddle.
MT-83/THE SWAN HIGHWAY - Mile Marker 77.8 to 82.7 (Inactive)
From the Jct at S209 near Ferndale South 5 miles.
S-244 - Mile Marker 16.8 to 23.8 (Inactive)
Winnett South.
Overlay project is complete. Project is now inactive until further work is approved
S-254 - Mile Marker 17.4 to 23.4 (Inactive)
6.1 Miles South of Bloomfield to 2 miles North of Bloomfield.
Waiting on SWPPP transfer.
S-255 - Mile Marker 5.2 to 10.8 (Inactive)
North of Rudyard.
Waiting for striping
S-269 - Mile Marker 3.5 to 3.8 (Inactive)
South of Corvallis.
S-292/WHITEFISH STAGE ROAD - Mile Marker 7.5 to 8.4 (Inactive)
1 mile south of MT 40, near Whitefish.
Final Epoxy Striping is anticipated in early August, 2014.
S-314 - Mile Marker 6.8 to 17.5 (Inactive)
Junction with S-566 continuing south east 10.8 miles.
Striping to start July 2014.
S-323 - Mile Marker 0 to 66 (Inactive)
Ekalaka to Alzada.
Epoxy striping will take place around the first park of August. Final inspection of project will take place after that. Project will be complete one the SWPPP is transferred.
S-357 - Mile Marker 0 to 4.8 (Inactive)
Alder to 5 miles south.
Inactive until final striping
S-451 - Mile Marker 33.3 to 33.3 (Inactive)
3 miles south of Wyola.
Work temporarily suspended.
S-453 - Mile Marker 0 to 5.1 (Inactive)
Beginning at the I-15 / Lincoln Rd Interchange and extending 5.1 east to the jct with Hauser Dam Rd.
S-487/BAKER-WISCONSIN AVENUES - Mile Marker 0 to .5 (Inactive)
WHITEFISH, North of US93.
Final Epoxy Striping is anticipated in early August, 2014.
S-493 - Mile Marker 0 to .5 (Inactive)
Culvert northwest of Baker.
S-567/PIPE CREEK ROAD (LIBBY) - Mile Marker 6.5 to 12 (Inactive)
Blue Mountain Road to Noisy Creek Road.
Final Epoxy Striping anticipated in early August, 2014.
S-567/PIPE CREEK ROAD (LIBBY) - Mile Marker 12 to 20.1 (Inactive)
Noisy Creek Road to Turner Mountain Road.
Final Epoxy Striping anticipated in early August, 2014.
US-12 - Mile Marker 43.3 to 44.2 (Inactive)
Helena - Broadway from Park to Montana Ave.
Work taking place at the intersection of Livingston/Montana.
US-191 - Mile Marker 0 to 8 (Inactive)
North of Big Timber.
Work scheduled to begin week of August 4, 2014.
US-2 - Mile Marker 37.9 to 44.8 (Inactive)
2 miles East of Libby.
Chip sealing operations are scheduled to take place Wednesday, August 5th
US-2/BAD ROCK CANYON - Mile Marker 140 to 142.2 (Inactive)
East of COLUMBIA FALLS.
Repairs have been completed. Chip seal operations are expected to take place on Thursday, July 31st, with sweeping and striping completed on Friday, August 1st
US-2 - Mile Marker 603 to 611.5 (Inactive)
Poplar - west.
US-212 - Mile Marker 36.9 to 37.2 (Inactive)
Muddy Creek Turn Lanes located in Big Horn County between Busby and Lame Deer..
Seeding to begin this fall.
US-212 - Mile Marker 62.7 to 69.2 (Inactive)
Ashland to 7 miles east.
US-212 - Mile Marker 97 to 105 (Inactive)
East and west of Boyes.
US-87 - Mile Marker 30 to 31 (Inactive)
Carter North.
US-89/10TH AVE S GREAT FALLS - Mile Marker 93.9 to 95 (Inactive)
10th Ave S, Warden Bridge to 18th Street South; Central Ave W, 3rd St to 9th St; 10th St N, River Dr to Smelter.
US-89 - Mile Marker 102.4 to 103.9 (Inactive)
11 Miles South of Browning.
Erosion control activities in progress.
US-93/WHITEFISH - WEST - Mile Marker 127.8 to 128.5 (Inactive)
Between Baker and Karrow Avenues.
Final Epoxy Striping is anticipated in late August, 2014.