Montana Department of Transportation

Bigge Crane Megaload Permit Issued


Permit Status

Issued - Travel in process

Travel Route

MDT issued Bigge Crane & Rigging a permit for transport of refinery reactor sections from Dell to Great Falls utliizing I-15, US 287, Highway 200 and Vaughn Road. The load is scheduled to travel starting Thursday, 10/2 and is expected to complete the scheduled trip on Monday, 10/13. Travel hours are restricted to 10 pm to 5 am.

Motorists traveling at night during transportation dates should expect traffic delays of up to 10 minutes. While careful planning takes place prior to moving oversized loads, unforeseen circumstances can delay the schedule. MDT encourages motorists to seek out alternative routes if they feel this move will affect their travel time.

Specific Route

  • I-15 Feely to Jefferson City
  • I-15 Jefferson City to Wolf Creek
  • I-15 Wolf Creek to Great Falls
  • East on MT 200 to the Vaughn Frontage Road
  • Vaughn Frontage Road to the NW Bypass in Great Falls
  • NW Bypass to 3rd Street


Mega Loads

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