Montana Department of Transportation

Traveler Information

Travel Conditions

Construction Report

May 26, 2016 at 07:37 AM

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 12.7 to 12.9
3 miles south of Lima.
Bridge demolition underway.
**Loads greater than 18 feet wide will need to find an alternate route, or call Mountain West Traffic Control at 406-490-8390 Monday thru Friday, 8 a.m to 5 p.m, 48 hours in advance to set up a time to be escorted through the project. There will be staging areas just before the project limits in both North and South bound directions for loads requiring an escort through the project.
EXPECT: Bridge activities; width restriction of 18 feet; reduced speed of 65 MPH; single lane traffic.
I-15 - Mile Marker 192.2 to 193.1
Helena - Between Capitol Interchange and Cedar Interchange.
Loads over 12 feet wide will need to be piloted through the project site (traffic control by sub-contractor MWHC). Please call 406-490-8390, 48 hours in advance Monday thru Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to schedule passage over the bridge. With proper permits carriers may seek alternate routes around the width restriction.
All loads over 12 feet wide are required to wait at the wide load staging areas which are located at MP 195 for SB traffic and MP 191.6 for NB traffic.
****Wide load traffic control over the bridge will be between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Monday thru Thursday.
EXPECT: Bridge activities; width restriction of 12 feet; reduced speed of 45 MPH; single lane traffic; single lane closures.
I-15 - Mile Marker 219 to 221
2 Miles North of Sieben Interchange.
Loads over 12 feet wide will need to be piloted through the project site from 11:30 am - 1:30 pm Monday through Thursday. There are wide load staging areas. Proper permit carriers may seek alternative routes around the width restrictions. Mountain West Holding Co. 406-490-8390 between 8 am and 5 pm, at least 48 hours in advance to coordinate wide load passage.
EXPECT: width restriction of 12 feet; reduced speed of 45 MPH; pilot cars; single lane traffic; Rock activities.
I-15 - Mile Marker 223 to 246
1 Mile South of Hardy Creek Interchange.
Rock Removal Project Consists of three locations along I-15; MP 225.4 (SB) 1 mile south of Wolf Creek, MP 241.5 (NB), and MP 246.0 (NB).
**Cars and light trucks will be detoured periodically.
***Trucks will be staged at the wide load staging areas before the project then led by pilot cars from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday**
Proper permit carriers may seek alternative routes around the width restrictions. Contact Mountain West Holding Co. 406-490-8390 between 8 am and 5 pm, 48 hours in advance to coordinate wide load passage.
EXPECT: width restriction of 12 feet; delays up to 20 minutes; reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane traffic; Rock activities.
I-15 - Mile Marker 266.5 to 268.7
2 Miles South of Ulm.
Contractor plans to continue working with weather permitted. Planned work for the week is miling Monday and Tuesday then paving Wednesday. NB single lane closure starts at MP 266.2 and ends at MP 268.8. Additional lane closure for the construction equipment to turn around. SB lane closure at MP 264.9.
EXPECT: Milling activities; delays up to 15 minutes; reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane closures; flaggers.
I-90 - Mile Marker 0 to 1
IN IDAHO EXIT 69 (MULLAN) TO THE MONTANA STATE LINE.
**This is an Idaho DOT construction project**
*Project is in Idaho* MP 69 to MP 73.6
Between Exit 69 East Mullan and Lookout Pass (near Mullan). Look out for long term road construction work. Truck speed limit 45 MPH. Loads up to 12 feet wide will be permitted to travel thru the project during day light hours.
Contact for the Idaho DOT is (208) 772-1200 or visit their website.
Project WEB Site: Idaho Transportation Department
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; width restriction of 12 feet; rough roadway surface.
I-90 - Mile Marker 14.5 to 29.6
Drexel - East and West.
Loads over 12 feet wide will only be allowed thru the area Monday thru Thursday between 7 AM and 8 AM.
Piloting will be as follows:
EASTBOUND loads must stage at Mile Post 14.5 (Haugan Weigh Scale)
** At 8 a.m, eastbound loads will be piloted to Mile Post 29.6.
WESTBOUND loads must stage at Mile Post 29.6 (Fishing Access)
** At 7 a.m, westbound loads will be piloted to Mile Post 22.5.
***Loads over 12 feet wide that miss the designated piloting times will have to wait until the next opening.
*The width restriction will be in effect until fall 2016.*
Rock Scaling activities will be taking place during daylight hours Monday thru Saturday for several weeks. During scaling activities traffic will be delayed for up to 20 minutes.
EXPECT: Paving activities; width restriction of 12 feet; delays up to 20 minutes; reduced speed of 55 MPH; single lane traffic; single lane closures; flaggers.
I-90 - Mile Marker 64 to 75
Alberton Inter Change to 11.0 miles west..
Tarkio East Projects
Crack sealing and pavement resurfacing
EXPECT: reduced speed varying from 35 to 55 MPH; single lane traffic; Crack sealing activities.
I-90 - Mile Marker 143 to 144
Bearmouth Rest Areas.
East bound and west bound rest areas closed from Mondy May 16th to Friday May 27th for warranty floor repairs.
EXPECT: Miscellaneous activities.
I-90 - Mile Marker 256.8 to 263.9
Cardwell East.
Cardwell East, seal and cover project - east bound.
EXPECT: Milling activities; loose gravel; reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane closures.
I-90 - Mile Marker 357 to 398
East and west bound lanes beginning west of Big Timber extending east..
Milling operations to begin in the westbound lane at milepost 398. Bridge digouts to begin in the eastbound lane.
WIDTH RESTRICTIONS AND SPECIAL CONDITIONS: Effective April 15, 2016, width will be restricted to 12 feet. Loads exceeding 12 feet up to 13 feet 6 inches in width must call Nelcon between 6 a.m. and 8 p.m. at 406-309-4031 to check current conditions which may require being escorted through the project.
Loads requiring escorts may stage at Columbus Interchange (westbound) and Springdale Interchange (eastbound). Escorting will occur Monday-Friday between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m., MST. Loads exceeding 13 feet 6 inches wide may contact Nelcon between 6 a.m. and 8 p.m. at 406-309-4031 to make special arrangements to be escorted on a case by case basis.
***Documentation from Nelcon must be provided in order to receive trip permits or consider using an alternate route.***
EXPECT: Bridge activities; width restriction of 12 feet; reduced speed varying from 45 to 65 MPH; single lane traffic.
I-90 - Mile Marker 398.5 to 408.3
West of Columbus for 9.7 miles on both sides of the interstate.
On Thursday May 5th, guardrail and sign installation will begin.
EXPECT: Guardrail activities; reduced speed varying from 45 to 65 MPH; single lane traffic.
I-90 - Mile Marker 418 to 419.5
Columbus eastbound and westbound rest areas, parking lots, on and off ramps.
Rest areas are under reconstruction and closed. They will tentatively reopen on December 1st 2016.
EXPECT: Miscellaneous activities.
I-90 - Mile Marker 480 to 517.5
East of Billings M.P 469.8 & Hardin Area.
Fencing and interchange ramp cattle guard work continues. Shoulder will be closed for fencing operations.
EXPECT: Miscellaneous activities.
I-94 - Mile Marker 78.3 to 83.7
11 miles west of Forsyth to 16.4 miles west of Forsyth.
Starting May 23, 2016
EXPECT: delays up to 15 minutes; loose gravel; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars; single lane traffic; single lane closures; Crack sealing activities; traffic controlled by signal lights.
MT-1 - Mile Marker 10.6 to 27.1
West of Anaconda.
Starting May 31st, 2016, rumble strips and striping will begin.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; width restriction of 10 feet; loose gravel; reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane closures; traffic controlled by signal lights.
MT-117 - Mile Marker 0 to 12
Fort Peck - Northeast.
MT-117 will be closed from MP 1.4 to MP 2.4. The Lower Yellowstone Road will be used as the designated detour.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; delays up to 15 minutes; detour; loose gravel; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars; grooved surface; road closure; traffic controlled by signal lights; motorcycles consider another route; flaggers.
MT-16 - Mile Marker 0 to .6
Intersection of Towne Street and Hwy 16 N.
EXPECT: Grading activities; intersection work.
MT-2 - Mile Marker 0 to 7
MT-55/MT-2 Whitehall to JCT MT-41.
Waiting for epoxy striping.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities.
MT-2 - Mile Marker 76.4 to 77.4
P-29/MT-2 Pipestone Pass.
Starting Wednesday, May 25, 2016, sign work will be in progress.
EXPECT: Sign installation activities; delays up to 10 minutes; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars; single lane traffic; flaggers.
MT-200 - Mile Marker 28 to 28
North of TROUT CREEK.
Overlay preparations delayed due to weather on the Trout Creek Bridge.Paving has been rescheduled for Wednesday, June 1st. All work will begin at 7:00 a.m. and continue until 3:30 p.m. except during paving operations on June 1st..
11 FOOT WIDTH RESTRICTION will be in effect on Wednesday, June 1st, from 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
EXPECT: Overlay activities; delays between 10 and 15 minutes; reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane closures; flaggers.
MT-200 - Mile Marker 57 to 60
West of Lambert.
Miscellaneous work is to take place Monday June 6th thru Thursday June 9th. Work will take place 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. There will not be any night work.
****Wide loads can be accommodated but may be delayed up to 1 hour.
EXPECT: width restriction of 12 feet; delays up to 15 minutes; reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane traffic; single lane closures; Miscellaneous activities; flaggers.
MT-200 - Mile Marker 90 to 91
Immediately North East of Rogers Pass.
Contractor plans to continue barrier rail and guard rail replacement and relocation, sign installation and shoulder drainage work weather permitting. Pilot cars will be used to guide traffic through work zone, Flagging stations on top of Rogers Pass for traffic heading East and the bottom at Mile Post 93.5 near the chain-up area for traffic heading West.
EXPECT: delays up to 15 minutes; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars; single lane traffic; Miscellaneous activities; traffic controlled by signal lights; flaggers.
MT-200 - Mile Marker 220.5 to 230.2
7 miles east of Jordan continuing 10 miles east.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; reduced speed of 35 MPH.
MT-24 - Mile Marker 52.2 to 59.6
Fort Peck Dam.
Overlay May 5, 2016 through May 31, 2016
EXPECT: Overlay activities; width restriction of 12 feet; delays up to 15 minutes; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars; single lane closures; traffic controlled by signal lights.
MT-28 - Mile Marker 0 to 10
Between Plains and Hot Springs.
Crews installing signs. Actual mile markers are MP 1 to MP 16.3.
EXPECT: Sign installation activities; delays between 10 and 15 minutes; reduced speed of 35 MPH; flaggers.
MT-28 - Mile Marker 10 to 16.3
Between PLAINS and HOT SPRINGS.
Sign post and delineator installation continues, weather permitting.
EXPECT: Sign installation activities; reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane closures; flaggers.
MT-287 - Mile Marker 14 to 42.8
Ennis to Twin Bridges, actual mileposts 0 - 42.85.
Waiting for epoxy striping.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities.
MT-41 - Mile Marker 0 to 27.5
MT-41 Dillon to Twin Bridges.
Waiting for epoxy striping.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities.
MT-41 - Mile Marker 42.8 to 57.2
MT-41 Twin Bridges to JCT MT-55.
Waiting for epoxy striping.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities.
MT-41 - Mile Marker 57.2 to 65.6
MT-41/MT-2, Butte to JCT MT-55, extends from mile post 65.6 to mile post 83.4 on MT-2.
Starting May 24th, 2016, rumble strips and striping will begin.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; width restriction of 10 feet; loose gravel; reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane closures; traffic controlled by signal lights.
MT-43 - Mile Marker 54.4 to 77.8
Divide (Wise River) to JCT S-569.
Starting May 25th, 2016, rumble strips and striping will begin.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; width restriction of 10 feet; loose gravel; reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane closures; traffic controlled by signal lights.
MT-47 - Mile Marker 1.1 to 2.3
Hardin North-Whitman Coulee is located on HWY 47 at milepost 1.15 extending north 1.2 miles to milepost 2.37 in Big Horn County.
Rumble strip installation.
EXPECT: Rumble strip activities; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars.
MT-48 - Mile Marker 0 to 6.8
East of Anaconda.
Starting June 1st, 2016, rumble strips and striping will begin.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; width restriction of 10 feet; loose gravel; reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane closures; traffic controlled by signal lights.
MT-69 - Mile Marker 6.2 to 38.8
Whitehall to Boulder, actual mileposts 0 - 31.7.
Waiting for epoxy striping.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities.
MT-69 - Mile Marker 31.8 to 37.6
Southeast of Boulder, just inside Boulder city limits.
Shoulder, fencing, grading, topsoil, surveying, culvert installation, rock work, clearing, and grubbing work being performed.
***Effective 7:00 am May 31, 2016 MT-69 will be closed to through traffic from MP 31.8 to MP 35.6. Traffic will be routed on a detour with a 10 ton weight limit. Loads over 10 ton will need to use an alternate route
EXPECT: Reconstruction 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; motorcycles consider another route.
MT-7 - Mile Marker 15.8 to 23.7
12.3 miles south of Baker continuing 8 miles south..
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; delays up to 15 minutes; detour; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars; gravel surface; single lane traffic; traffic controlled by signal lights; motorcycles consider another route.
MT-78 - Mile Marker .5 to 5.1
Northwest of Red Lodge.
Signing and other miscellaneous work off the shoulder continues. Also bike path work is ongoing.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; reduced speed of 35 MPH.
MT-83 - Mile Marker 72 to 78
Swan Highway, 1.5 miles north of Swan lake, from Swan Lake campground to 4.5 miles south of Sec 209 the Ferndale cut across.
Crews will be cleaning under the guardrail.
EXPECT: reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane traffic; Miscellaneous activities; flaggers.
MT-85 - Mile Marker 0 to 6.6
Four Corners to Belgrade.
Starting on May 11th, 2016, rumble strips and striping work will begin.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; width restriction of 10 feet; loose gravel; reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane closures; traffic controlled by signal lights.
MT-86 - Mile Marker 3 to 37.6
Northeast of Bozeman.
Starting May 21st, 2016, rumble strips and striping will begin.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; width restriction of 10 feet; loose gravel; reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane closures; traffic controlled by signal lights.
MT-88 - Mile Marker .5 to 1.2
National Highway Route 88 adjacent to I-90 near Garrison / Bridge Crossing.
Bridge work, milling, and paving being done.
***Until further notice, MT-88 will be closed for repairs to the bridge.
****I-90 and US-12 Westbound traffic over to I-90 Eastbound will be detoured to I-90 Exit 170 (Phosphate).
***THIS WILL NOT AFFECT THE I-90 WESTBOUND EXIT AT GARRISON.***
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; width restriction of 10 feet; detour; reduced speed of 55 MPH.
S-109/KALISPELL BYPASS - Mile Marker 2.5 to 5.2
North of US-2, West of KALISPELL.
Work continues off of the roadway. Watch for equipment entering and leaving the roadway. Traffic may be impacted periodically, depending on the weather and operations. The Two Mile Drive detour is open to traffic. Trucks will be hauling material affecting traffic as follows:
1) US-2: will have temporary traffic signals in the area of the Bypass for equipment crossing.
2) Two Mile Drive: will have signals and flaggers to control equipment crossing.
3) Stillwater Road: there will be signals at Four Mile Drive for traffic using Stillwater Road.
4) Old Reserve Drive: expect lane closures near the new overpass construction south of the high school.
Project WEB Site: Kalispell Bypass
EXPECT: detour; reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane closures; Miscellaneous activities; traffic controlled by signal lights; flaggers.
S-205 - Mile Marker 0 to 15.5
Three Forks to Belgrade.
Starting May 12th, 2016, rumble strips and striping will begin.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; width restriction of 10 feet; loose gravel; reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane closures; traffic controlled by signal lights.
S-205 - Mile Marker 21.1 to 23.4
Belgrade to Bozeman.
Starting May 11th, 2016, rumble strips and striping work will begin.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; width restriction of 10 feet; loose gravel; reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane closures; traffic controlled by signal lights.
S-212 - Mile Marker 4.7 to 8.3
From Moiese going north east for about 4 miles.
EXPECT: Paving activities; delays up to 15 minutes; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars; traffic controlled by signal lights; motorcycles consider another route.
S-222 - Mile Marker 0 to 3.5
S-222 South of Dillon.
Waiting for epoxy striping.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities.
S-228 - Mile Marker 0 to 0
Highwood - Park Drive to McGowan Road.
Geranios Enterprises, Inc is constructing a pedestrian path in the community of Highwood on the North side of Secondary 228 from Park Drive to McGowan Rd. May impact some shoulder closures as well.
EXPECT: Sidewalk activities.
S-232 - Mile Marker 10 to 24
Wildhorse Road.
Chip sealing work to take place June 7, 8, 9.
EXPECT: Chip sealing activities; delays between 10 and 15 minutes; loose gravel; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars; flaggers.
S-234 - Mile Marker 3.6 to 4.2
South of Havre.
Slope flattening work
EXPECT: Shoulder activities; reduced speed of 35 MPH.
S-235/VALLEY CENTER ROAD - Mile Marker 0 to 1.9
Valley Center Road.
Starting on May 20th, 2016, rumble strips and striping work will begin.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; width restriction of 10 feet; loose gravel; reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane closures; traffic controlled by signal lights.
S-235/VALLEY CENTER ROAD - Mile Marker 1.9 to 5.6
Valley Center Road, actual mile posts 1.9 to 6.4.
Starting May 20th, 2016, rumble strips and striping work will begin.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; width restriction of 10 feet; loose gravel; reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane closures; traffic controlled by signal lights.
S-238 - Mile Marker .4 to 7.2
Lewistown Southeast (Upper Springcreek Road) Secondary 238.
Because of slides in the area, traffic will be single lanes from Ash Street to Stendal Road day and night until further notice with load limits of 8 tons per single axle and 16 tons per tandem axle.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; weight restriction; width restriction of 13 feet; delays up to 15 minutes; fresh oil; loose gravel; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars; gravel surface; rough roadway surface; single lane traffic; single lane closures; grooved surface; intersection work; traffic controlled by signal lights; motorcycles consider another route; flaggers.
S-249 - Mile Marker 0 to 11.7
S-249 South of Ennis.
Waiting for epoxy striping.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities.
S-263 - Mile Marker .5 to 2.8
Mullan Road from MP0.5 to Frey Lane.
The tentative start date for this project is Thursday May 26th.
EXPECT: delays up to 15 minutes; reduced speed of 25 MPH; single lane traffic; Crack sealing activities; flaggers.
S-273 - Mile Marker 0 to 12.1
Anaconda to JCT I-90.
Starting June 1st, 2016, rumble strips and striping will begin.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; width restriction of 10 feet; loose gravel; reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane closures; traffic controlled by signal lights.
S-278 - Mile Marker 8.9 to 14.4
Near Badger Pass.
Sign installation, striping, and shoulder work being performed.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars; traffic controlled by signal lights.
S-283 - Mile Marker 0 to 6.4
S-283 Harrison to Pony.
Waiting for epoxy striping.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities.
S-283 - Mile Marker 3.8 to 4
One mile east of Pony.
Grading and culvert installation being performed.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars; single lane closures; traffic controlled by signal lights.
S-285 - Mile Marker 0 to 9.3
S-285 West of Toston.
Waiting for epoxy striping.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities.
S-287 - Mile Marker 0 to 7.8
South of Three Forks.
Starting May 13th, 2016, rumble strips and striping will begin.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; width restriction of 10 feet; loose gravel; reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane closures; traffic controlled by signal lights.
S-288/CHURCHILL ROAD - Mile Marker 0 to 15.6
Churchill Road.
Starting May 16th, 2016, rumble strips and striping will begin.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; width restriction of 10 feet; loose gravel; reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane closures; traffic controlled by signal lights.
S-306/PIKE AVENUE/ OLD US 10 - Mile Marker 0 to .6
Columbus Area, 2nd street to 9th street..
Curb and sidewalk removal from Pratten Street to Diamond Street in progress. Shoulder parking will be closed and pedestrian detours will be in place for business access.
EXPECT: Miscellaneous activities.
S-314 - Mile Marker 17.5 to 25.4
North of Decker & Wyoming Border.
Paving and milling operations continue.
**WIDTH RESTRICTION OF 14 FEET.
EXPECT: width restriction of 14 feet; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars; single lane closures; Crack sealing activities; flaggers.
S-330 - Mile Marker 34.8 to 36.4
East of Cascade.
Road Flattening construction taking place. Reduced speed limit will remain 35 MPH day and night.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane traffic; flaggers.
S-336 - Mile Marker 0 to 7.8
15 miles north of Baker.
The road is closed to through traffic. Watch for detour signs directing traffic to Big Hill Road and Tatley Road.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; detour; road closure.
S-345/S 19TH AVE - Mile Marker 5.6 to 11.1
South 19th Ave.
Rumble strips are complete.
Starting in May 2016, rumble strips will be fog sealed with an attenuator truck for traffic control.
**Reduced speed and do not pass will be posted following fog seal until Interim stripping is complete.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities.
S-345/S 19TH AVE - Mile Marker 11 to 12
South 19th Ave.
Rumble strips are complete.
Starting in May 2016, rumble strips will be fog sealed with an attenuator truck for traffic control.
**Reduced speed and do not pass will be posted following fog seal until Interim stripping is complete.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities.
S-346 - Mile Marker 0 to 7.9
East of Manhattan.
Rumble strips are complete.
Starting in May 2016, rumble strips will be fog sealed with an attenuator truck for traffic control.
**Reduced speed and do not pass will be posted following fog seal until Interim stripping is complete.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities.
S-347/AMSTERDAM ROAD - Mile Marker 0 to 4.8
Amsterdam Road.
Rumble strips are complete.
Starting in May 2016, rumble strips will be fog sealed with an attenuator truck for traffic control.
**Reduced speed and do not pass will be posted following fog seal until Interim stripping is complete.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities.
S-347/AMSTERDAM ROAD - Mile Marker 4.7 to 5
Amsterdam Road, actual mile posts 4.7 to 6.3.
Rumble strips are complete.
Starting in May 2016, rumble strips will be fog sealed with an attenuator truck for traffic control.
**Reduced speed and do not pass will be posted following fog seal until Interim stripping is complete.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities.
S-359 - Mile Marker 1.2 to 9.5
S-359 Cardwell to Harrison, actual mileposts 0 - 9.54.
Waiting for epoxy striping.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities.
S-359 - Mile Marker 14.3 to 14.5
North of Harrison.
Grading, miscellaneous activities being performed.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars; single lane traffic; traffic controlled by signal lights.
S-430/CANYON FERRY DRIVE - Mile Marker .5 to 1
.5 miles past the York Road intersection.
Installation of traffic sensors.
**Wide loads can be accommodated but may be temporarily delayed.
EXPECT: width restriction of 12 feet; delays up to 15 minutes; single lane traffic; single lane closures; Miscellaneous activities; flaggers.
S-432 - Mile Marker 27.2 to 46.5
Crack Sealing Project on South Rudyard Road.
Crack sealing--On hold due to weather.
EXPECT: reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane traffic; Crack sealing activities; flaggers.
S-486 - Mile Marker 12.2 to 15.3
North Fork Road, 12.2 miles North of Columbia Falls at Canyon Creek Outlet.
At mp 12.2, working on shoulder to remove log jam materials and bank stabilization, At mp 15.3, cleaning ditch for material to use for the bank stabilization at mp 12.2.
EXPECT: single lane traffic; Miscellaneous activities; flaggers.
S-518 - Mile Marker 0 to 4.5
East Helena to Montana City.
Waiting for epoxy striping.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities.
S-552 - Mile Marker .1 to 8.8
Sunburst East.
Paving set to begin May 24, 2016
EXPECT: Paving activities; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars; single lane traffic; single lane closures; flaggers.
S-568 - Mile Marker 27.8 to 27.8
Fly Creek Bridge is located 0.5 miles east of the town of Pompey's Pillar and 10 miles west of Waco..
Paving will begin week of May 23, 2016. The detour is open with a reduced speed and WIDTH RESTRICTION OF 14 FEET.
EXPECT: Bridge activities; width restriction of 14 feet; detour; reduced speed of 35 MPH; road closure.
S-569 - Mile Marker 0 to 3
South of Ananconda.
Starting May 27th, 2016, rumble strips and striping will begin.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; width restriction of 10 feet; loose gravel; reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane closures; traffic controlled by signal lights.
S-569 - Mile Marker 14 to 18.5
3.6 miles from the junction with MT-43 and extends north 4.1 miles to mm 18.5 (Moose Creek Road).
Reconstruction and paving being performed.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; delays up to 15 minutes; loose gravel; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars; gravel surface; traffic controlled by signal lights; motorcycles consider another route.
S-569 - Mile Marker 19 to 22
South of Anaconda.
Starting May 27th, 2016, rumble strips and striping will begin.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; width restriction of 10 feet; loose gravel; reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane closures; traffic controlled by signal lights.
US-12 - Mile Marker 11.4 to 20.8
11 miles east of Townsend - Deep Creek.
Miscellaneous activities and shoulder work being performed.
EXPECT: delays up to 15 minutes; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars; single lane traffic; Miscellaneous activities; traffic controlled by signal lights.
US-12 - Mile Marker 39.5 to 42.9
Helena - Williams St ending at Dearborn Ave.
The contractor, Helena Sand and Gravel, will have single lane closure for West bound and East bound traffic.
EXPECT: Milling activities; single lane traffic; single lane closures; intersection work.
US-12 - Mile Marker 41.7 to 42.7
Main Street, White Sulphur Springs.
Street excavation continues along Main Street which may result in delays. Watch for lane closures and flaggers, and obey all construction signs.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; delays up to 10 minutes; loose gravel; reduced speed of 25 MPH; rough roadway surface; single lane closures.
US-12 - Mile Marker 49.8 to 55.6
US-12/US-287 Helena to Three Forks.
Waiting for epoxy striping.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities.
US-191 - Mile Marker 20.5 to 81.9
Wyoming State Line to Four Corners.
Waiting for epoxy striping.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities.
US-2 - Mile Marker 5.6 to 5.8
5.6 miles from the Montana/Idaho state line, northwest of Troy.
Work will take place in the southbound lane, Monday thru Thursdays, with Fridays and holidays off. The project will last approximatlely 3 weeks.
Traffic control is provided by Glacier Traffic Products via pilot cars.
***Loads wider than 12 feet can be accommodated but may delayed for a short time, while equipment is moved for loads to pass thru.
EXPECT: width restriction of 12 feet; pilot cars; single lane traffic; Miscellaneous activities.
US-2/JUNCTION MT-40 - Mile Marker 133.8 to 134.2
West of COLUMBIA FALLS.
Concrete work continues on shoulder, with seeding and signing activities, weather permitting. Speed Limit reduction to 35 MPH and lane closures for Asphalt patching activites this week
EXPECT: reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane traffic; Miscellaneous activities; flaggers.
US-2 - Mile Marker 154 to 156
East of WEST GLACIER.
Crews will be removing fallen rock from both sides of the highway, as weather permits.
EXPECT: Shoulder activities; reduced speed of 35 MPH; flaggers.
US-2 - Mile Marker 158 to 161
East of WEST GLACIER.
Velocity patching and shoulder cleanup operations continue as time, supplies and weather permit. Traffic impact will be intermittent depending on activities. Both operations are required, but will be performed separately. Travelers should expect possible lane closures within the work zone.
EXPECT: reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane traffic; Miscellaneous activities; flaggers.
US-2 - Mile Marker 158.7 to 158.7
East of West Glacier.
*The project start date will be Tuesday May 31st. Work will take place Monday thru Thursday, with no work on Fridays and is expected to last approximately 3 weeks.
This project will take place in the westbound lane, in a sharp curve area.
Traffic Control will be provided by Glacier Traffic Products via pilot car.
EXPECT: width restriction of 12 feet; pilot cars; single lane traffic; Miscellaneous activities.
US-2 - Mile Marker 161 to 161.3
Deerlick Creek Bridge, East of WEST GLACIER.
Work continues behind the guardrail.
EXPECT: reduced speed of 55 MPH; Miscellaneous activities.
US-2 - Mile Marker 222.9 to 223.1
South of Browning.
Restriction will apply from 7am to 6pm.
EXPECT: Guardrail activities; reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane traffic; flaggers.
US-2 - Mile Marker 254.6 to 256
Cutbank.
Contractor will be paving Rail Road St.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; detour; rough roadway surface; road closure; flaggers.
US-2 - Mile Marker 342.2 to 354.6
2 Miles East of Rudyard.
Crack Seal will begin May 9th for approximately 7 days.
EXPECT: reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars; single lane traffic; Crack sealing activities; flaggers.
US-2 - Mile Marker 471.7 to 514.9
From Malta to 2 miles east of Hinsdale.
There will be a 12 foot width restriction from MP 490 to MP 515 and a 10 foot width restriction at MP 471.7.
EXPECT: Bridge activities; width restriction of 12 feet; delays up to 15 minutes; reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane traffic; traffic controlled by signal lights.
US-212 - Mile Marker 51.4 to 54.1
South of Red Lodge.
Slope stabilization activities in progress. Possible single lane traffic beginning on May 27, 2016.This road remains closed until May 27, 2016.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; detour; reduced speed of 25 MPH; rough roadway surface.
US-212 - Mile Marker 64 to 70.5
Red Lodge 8th Street to Robinson.
Landscaping work and project cleanup continues.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; intersection work.
US-212 - Mile Marker 95.4 to 96.4
The Town of Joliet.
Construction of new sidewalk, curb and gutter continues.
EXPECT: reduced speed of 25 MPH; Sidewalk activities; intersection work.
US-287 - Mile Marker 49 to 49
Ennis just east of the Town Pump gas station..
EXPECT: loose gravel; reduced speed of 15 MPH; Culvert installation activities.
US-287 - Mile Marker 107.9 to 109.1
US-287 JCT I-90 to Three Forks.
Waiting for epoxy striping.
There is no roadway impact to travel at this time.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities.
US-87 - Mile Marker .1 to 2
Billings Area-Bench Boulevard beginning at Barrett Road and proceeds north to the intersection of Pemberton Lane..
Bench Blvd from Barrett Road to Pemberton Lane is closed to through traffic. Local traffic only.
EXPECT: Milling activities; detour; road closure.
US-87 - Mile Marker 3 to 4.2
East of Billings.
Contractor continues to install signs and guardrail. Single lane traffic from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
EXPECT: Guardrail activities; delays up to 15 minutes; reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane traffic; traffic controlled by signal lights.
US-87 - Mile Marker 4.1 to 11.4
North of Great Falls.
Bore drilling work will take place Monday thru Thursday, 7 AM - 4 PM in both NB and SB lanes in various locations. No work on Fridays or holidays. Work is anticipated to last approximately 4 weeks.
**Truck traffic please pay attention to the SB lane at MP 11.4, beware of a long decline on a straight stretch of hwy and reduce speed appropriately. Be prepared to stop will be in force.**
EXPECT: width restriction of 12 feet; pilot cars; single lane traffic; Miscellaneous activities; traffic controlled by signal lights.
US-87/US 191 / MT 200 - Mile Marker 79 to 81.1
Lewistown West - Overpass.
EXPECT: width restriction of 14 feet; delays up to 15 minutes; detour; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars; gravel surface; rough roadway surface; single lane traffic; single lane closures; Grading activities; grooved surface; intersection work; motorcycles consider another route; flaggers.
US-87/US 191 / MT 200 - Mile Marker 81.5 to 82.8
Lewistown Downtown Sidewalks.
EXPECT: width restriction of 14 feet; loose gravel; reduced speed of 25 MPH; Sidewalk activities; intersection work.
US-89 - Mile Marker 6.9 to 16.2
Approximately 7 to 16 miles north of I-90 to Clyde Park..
EXPECT: delays between 10 and 15 minutes; reduced speed varying from 25 to 35 MPH; pilot cars; single lane traffic; Crack sealing activities; flaggers.
US-89 - Mile Marker 13.5 to 53
Gardiner to Livingston, actual mile posts 13.5 to 57.9.
Starting May 23rd, 2016, rumble strips and striping will begin.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; width restriction of 10 feet; loose gravel; reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane closures; traffic controlled by signal lights.
US-89 - Mile Marker 14.9 to 24.9
North of Livingston.
Starting May 19th, 2016, rumble strips and striping will begin.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; width restriction of 10 feet; loose gravel; reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane closures; traffic controlled by signal lights.
US-89/10TH AVE S - Mile Marker 90.4 to 92.2
Great Falls - 10th Ave S @ 32nd St S.
South side of 32nd street will be closed at 10th Ave South. Single lane traffic at night from 8pm to 6am. Local businesses will still have access.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; single lane traffic; road closure; intersection work.
US-89/COUNTRY CLUB BLVD / 10TH AVE S - Mile Marker 95.1 to 95.7
Sun River Connector Trail - Great Falls.
Contractors are working alongside westbound lanes from Warden Bridge to Fox Farm intersection. Concrete placement in the park area, backfill placement and concrete removal along the overhang area. Single lane closures from 7 am to 4 pm in the westbound driving lane only.
EXPECT: Sidewalk activities.
US-93 - Mile Marker 68.3 to 74.3
North of Stevi - Florence.
Starting Tuesday May 31
Milling operations will take place from 7 pm to 6 am Sunday - Thursday.
A reduced speed of 45mph will be in place from 6 am to 7 pm.
EXPECT: Milling activities; delays up to 10 minutes; reduced speed of 45 MPH; pilot cars; single lane closures; grooved surface; motorcycles consider another route; flaggers.
US-93 - Mile Marker 133 to 143
North of WHITEFISH.
This overlay project will include patching on Wednesday, May 25th, rut filling to begin Thursday, May 26th, weather permitting, milling on Wednesday, May 25th with ramps in place at both ends of the project, and paving. The project could be finished by mid-June, weather permitting.
EXPECT: Overlay activities; reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane traffic; flaggers.
BILLINGS 1ST AVE S & S 27TH ST - Mile Marker 0 to 1
Beginning on 1st Ave South-Minnesota & South 27th Street and proceeds Northeast on 1st Ave South and 13th Street to the Junction of 4th Ave North and 13th St. then proceeds Northeast to Main St..
Sidewalk and ADA Ramp work continues. Sidewalk work will begin on 4th Avenue North the week of May 23, 2016. Pedestrian traffic will need to use alternative routes when necessary. Please watch for workers around crosswalks.
EXPECT: reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane traffic; Sidewalk activities; intersection work.
13TH ST S / 21ST-27TH AVE S - Mile Marker 0 to 0
Great Falls - 13th St S / 21st Ave S to 27th Ave S.
13th St South closed from 21st Ave South to 33rd Ave South. Detour set on 17th St South or use alternate routes.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; detour; gravel surface; rough roadway surface; road closure; intersection work; flaggers.
8TH AVE N/6TH - 15TH ST N - Mile Marker 0 to 0
Great Falls - 8th Ave N / 6th St to 15th St and 25th Ave NE.
Milling asphalt will take place on 25th Ave NE from Old Havre Highway east to Black Eagle. Curb removal on 8th Ave North from 6th Street North to 9th Street North. Pedestrian detours in place.
EXPECT: Overlay activities; detour; rough roadway surface; single lane traffic; single lane closures; road closure; intersection work; flaggers.
MONTANA STREET/HWY 91 - Mile Marker 2.5 to 2.9
Dillon - Intersection of Montana Street and Highway 91.
Project begins on Monday May 16th at milemarker 2.9 and extends west to the north Dillon interchange ramp milemarker 2.5.
*North Dillon Interchange will be closed to loads over 10 feet wide. Detour to South Dillon Interchange.
EXPECT: Milling activities; width restriction of 10 feet; detour; rough roadway surface; motorcycles consider another route.
OLD US-91 FRONTAGE ROAD - Mile Marker 4.2 to 4.5
West Side Canal, four miles north of Dillon.
Paving, shoulder, seeding, fencing, grading, topsoil, clearing, grubbing, and culvert installation also in progress.
Removal of old narrow bridge, and replacing with a box culvert.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; delays up to 15 minutes; loose gravel; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars; rough roadway surface; single lane traffic; traffic controlled by signal lights; motorcycles consider another route.

Completed Construction Projects

MT-7 - Mile Marker 0 to 7.4 (Completed)
MT-7 from Ekalak to 7 miles North.
MT-83/THE SWAN HIGHWAY - Mile Marker 73 to 76 (Completed)
North of SWAN LAKE.
S-486 - Mile Marker 9.6 to 9.6 (Completed)
S486 - North Fork Road, 9.6 miles North of Columbia Falls.
US-2 - Mile Marker 18 to 19 (Completed)
East of Troy.
US-93 - Mile Marker 143 to 162.3 (Completed)
WHITEFISH to TREGO.

Inactive Construction Projects

I-15 - Mile Marker 142.4 to 150.3 (Inactive)
Elk Park.
No work being done until chip seal.
I-15 - Mile Marker 153 to 159 (Inactive)
Butte Horizontal Curve Signing.
I-15 - Mile Marker 205 to 209 (Inactive)
Bottom of North Hill - Helena.
This project is currently inactive. Workers are moving jersey rail.
***There are no restrictions at this time.
I-15 - Mile Marker 301.4 to 309.2 (Inactive)
Power - North and South.
No work scheduled.
I-90 - Mile Marker 298.8 to 300.2 (Inactive)
East Belgrade Interchange - North.
Inactive until completion of accident repairs.
I-90 - Mile Marker 390.5 to 410 (Inactive)
Reed Point-Columbus Area, Various locations on I-90..
I-90 - Mile Marker 416.9 to 432.1 (Inactive)
10 miles west of Park City on I-90 and extends east 15.3 miles..
I-90 - Mile Marker 456.6 to 484.5 (Inactive)
East of Billings and extending east to the West Hardin Interchange.
I-94 - Mile Marker 83.7 to 87 (Inactive)
EB and WB lanes from Colstrip Interchange going 3.3 miles west.
I-94 - Mile Marker 163.4 to 169.7 (Inactive)
Praire county line east.
I-94 - Mile Marker 169.8 to 178 (Inactive)
Terry east and west.
MT-1 - Mile Marker 7.2 to 10.1 (Inactive)
City Limits of Anaconda.
MT-16 - Mile Marker 0 to 1.1 (Inactive)
In Culbertson.
Work is temporarily suspended
MT-16 - Mile Marker 36.6 to 37.5 (Inactive)
West Holly Street from Central Ave. to 22nd Ave..
MT-16 - Mile Marker 36.7 to 37.7 (Inactive)
West Holly Street in Sidney.
Work is temporarily suspended
MT-16 - Mile Marker 73.8 to 81.4 (Inactive)
2 miles north and 5.5 miles south of Froid.
MT-200 - Mile Marker 55.9 to 56.9 (Inactive)
Thompson River - East.
Expect narrow lanes.
MT-200 - Mile Marker 75.8 to 83.1 (Inactive)
3 miles east of Lincoln and continuing east 7.2 miles.
No work scheduled
MT-23 - Mile Marker 4.7 to 7.5 (Inactive)
4 miles south east of Sidney on MT-23.
MT-78 - Mile Marker 26.8 to 29.8 (Inactive)
South of Junction S-419 - Stillwater County.
MT-80 - Mile Marker 43.1 to 48.7 (Inactive)
Arrow Creek Slide Repair - 18 miles North of Stanford.
Project is INACTIVE until the final chipseal.
MT-83/THE SWAN HIGHWAY - Mile Marker 77.2 to 77.2 (Inactive)
North of SWAN LAKE.
Work is suspended until additional parts arrive.
S-212 - Mile Marker 11.1 to 14.5 (Inactive)
Charlo.
Shoulder widening for curves
S-254 - Mile Marker 25.5 to 31.5 (Inactive)
2 miles north of Bloomfield.
S-269 - Mile Marker .4 to 6.2 (Inactive)
Corvallis and Hamilton city limits.
Project is currently inactive.
S-269 - Mile Marker 21.1 to 21.3 (Inactive)
Ravalli County (Stevensville Cutoff Road).
S-279/FLESHER PASS - Mile Marker 30.4 to 38.8 (Inactive)
Flesher Pass - North.
No work scheduled.
S-284 - Mile Marker 8.5 to 9.5 (Inactive)
18 Miles East of Helena / Canyon Ferry Dam.
No work scheduled this week.
S-487/WISCONSIN AVENUE - Mile Marker 2.6 to 2.6 (Inactive)
1/2 mile North of US-93, WHITEFISH.
Work suspended until Chip Seal is scheduled in 2016
US-12 - Mile Marker 7 to 31 (Inactive)
SF 109 - MISSOULA HORIZONTAL CURVE SIGNING.
Work is temporarily suspended
US-12 - Mile Marker 68.2 to 68.3 (Inactive)
Copper Creek Bridge.
Project inactive until next spring.
US-191 - Mile Marker 0 to 7 (Inactive)
From the Junction of MT 3 & US 191 near Harlowton going north seven miles.
Project is INACTIVE until final chipseal.
US-191 - Mile Marker 0 to 8 (Inactive)
North of Big Timber.
US-191 - Mile Marker 7 to 18.5 (Inactive)
7 Miles N of US-2 on US-191.
US-212//US-310 - Mile Marker 42.4 to 43.6 (Inactive)
Rockvale-North.
US-212 - Mile Marker 92 to 97 (Inactive)
12 miles southeast of Broadus to 17 miles southeast of Broadus.
US-287 - Mile Marker 16 to 17 (Inactive)
Hebgen Lake - Erosion Repair.
Project is in winter shut down.
US-310 - Mile Marker 52 to 53.1 (Inactive)
South of Laurel-Railroad Overpass.
US-310/US-212 - Mile Marker 54.7 to 54.8 (Inactive)
Railroad underpass in Laurel beginning at intersection of 1st Avenue and Railroad Street extending north to 1st Avenue and Main Street..
US-87 - Mile Marker 37 to 38 (Inactive)
Kershaw Turn Lanes 2 miles south of Fort Benton.
Pending final coat of paint which will take place in a few weeks.
US-87/LEWISTOWN WALKING PATHS - Mile Marker 80 to 82.5 (Inactive)
City Loop Walking Paths - Abandoned Railroad.
Work will begin in September 2016.
US-87/US 191 / MT 200 - Mile Marker 81.4 to 81.5 (Inactive)
Lewistown West - Sidewalks.
Sidewalk work from 15th street to 13th street is INACTIVE until September 2016.
US-87 - Mile Marker 89 to 111.1 (Inactive)
Box Elder - North.
Pending Guardrail replacement.
US-89 - Mile Marker 0 to 9.7 (Inactive)
North of White Sulphur Springs.
Inactive until chip seal in the summer of 2016.
US-89 - Mile Marker 0 to 5.6 (Inactive)
Browning and 5 Miles West.
No work scheduled this week.
US-89 - Mile Marker 59.6 to 62.5 (Inactive)
Pendroy North and South.
Work Suspended till Spring.
US-89 - Mile Marker 73.8 to 77.6 (Inactive)
Belt North and South Phase 2.
Work to resume summer 2016.
US-89 - Mile Marker 74.9 to 83.6 (Inactive)
Dupuyer North.
Paving operations are complete. Motorists should use caution driving through work zones.
US-93 - Mile Marker 59 to 59 (Inactive)
US 93 and Main Street in Victor.
US-93 - Mile Marker 66.5 to 66.5 (Inactive)
U.S. 93 and Stevensville cutoff (S-269).
US-93 - Mile Marker 74.4 to 74.4 (Inactive)
U.S. 93 and East Side Hwy in Florence.
US-93/2ND STREET W - Mile Marker 128.5 to 129.7 (Inactive)
West of WHITEFISH, from Karrow to Mountainside.
Work is temporarily suspended.
Project WEB Site: Karrow to Mountainside
MCHUGH LN / FORESTVALE RD - Mile Marker 0 to 1.4 (Inactive)
S-231 2 Miles North of Helena.
No work scheduled till June 2016
JCT LAKE HELENA DR - Mile Marker 0 to .3 (Inactive)
Lake Helena Drive at the Causeway.
No work scheduled till June 2016
SW HIGGINS - Mile Marker 1.5 to 1.8 (Inactive)
Missoula - SW Higgings between Bancroft and Stephens.