Montana Department of Transportation

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Travel Conditions

Construction Report

November 30, 2015 at 09:56 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 108.7 to 109.1
Divide Rest Area.
Construction of new rest area facilities. The current rest area will be closed until completion of the new rest area(s) in November 2015. There will be work along the shoulders.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities.
I-15 - Mile Marker 121.6 to 124
Rocker Climbing Lane.
Starting Tuesday, November 16, 2015 a single lane closure will be in place in the eastbound lane from mile post 122.5 to mile post 123.7 for erosion control work.
Prime Contractor - Gilman Construction - Paul Thompson - Office No. 406-723-8234. Traffic Control Contact - MountainWest Holding Company - Office No. 406-782-1422 - Pat Huff - Cell No. 406-490-8830.
EXPECT: Miscellaneous activities; single lane closures.
I-15 - Mile Marker 142.4 to 150.3
Elk Park.
Northbound Milepost 145.5 to 146.5
EXPECT: Miscellaneous activities; reduced speed of 55 MPH; single lane closures.
I-90 - Mile Marker 0 to 1
***This is an Idaho Transportation Department construction project***
Construction work is in progress in Idaho between milepost 67.9 and 73.9
For additional project details please contact the Idaho Transportation Department at (208) 772-1200 or visit their website.
Project WEB Site: Idaho Transportation Department
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; rough roadway surface.
I-90 - Mile Marker 298.8 to 300.2
East Belgrade Interchange - North.
I-90 Exit #299 and Airway Blvd are open.
Project is active with no activities planned for the week of November 16-20.
Intersecton work, with lane shifting and crews on the roadway.
EXPECT: Miscellaneous activities.
MT-117 - Mile Marker 0 to 12
Fort Peck - Northeast.
Road work being done between mile post 6 and 11 on MT-117 between Fort Peck and Nashua.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane traffic.
MT-200 - Mile Marker 55.9 to 56.9
Thompson River - East.
Expect narrow lanes.
EXPECT: Bridge activities; delays up to 15 minutes; reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane traffic.
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.
Paving has been completed. Shoulder work in progress.
EXPECT: Miscellaneous activities; single lane traffic; flaggers.
MT-78 - Mile Marker .5 to 5.1
Northwest of Red Lodge.
Paving has been completed. Topsoil, seeding and signing work is in progress.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities.
MT-83 - Mile Marker 52 to 61
North of the Missoula County Line.
Crews will be working on the shoulder cleaning up fallen trees as time and weather permit.
EXPECT: Shoulder activities; reduced speed of 35 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.
Project WEB Site: Kalispell Bypass
EXPECT: Miscellaneous activities; traffic controlled by signal lights; flaggers.
S-238 - Mile Marker .4 to 7.2
Lewistown Southeast (Upper Springcreek Road) Secondary 238.
The 13 foot width restriction will be in place only during working hours.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; width restriction of 13 feet; delays up to 15 minutes; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars; rough roadway surface; single lane traffic; single lane closures; intersection work; traffic controlled by signal lights; flaggers.
S-424/TWIN BRIDGES ROAD - Mile Marker 16.4 to 16.4
Crews continue work on the side of the road and around the guardrails through the week ending December 4th.
EXPECT: Shoulder activities; loose gravel; reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane traffic; 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..
Reconstruction of the new bridge is now in winter shut down. 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 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).
There will be no active construction until a later date.
Reconstruction, loose gravel, and reduced speed will still be in effect until construction resumes.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; loose gravel; reduced speed of 45 MPH.
US-12 - Mile Marker 11.4 to 20.8
11 miles east of Townsend - Deep Creek.
To report roadway and or traffic control concerns please feel free to contact the Prime Contractor-Schellinger Construction-Mark Cyr (406)892-2188, Nate Malmin Operations Engineer (406)471-2335, or Traffic Control-Mountain West Holding Company-Keith Johnston (406)490-9210
EXPECT: Sign installation activities; reduced speed of 35 MPH.
US-12 - Mile Marker 49.8 to 55.6
US-12/US-287 Helena to Three Forks.
Actual mile posts are; MP 49.82 to M 88.16.
Fog seal, striping.
Do not pass will be posted until striping is complete.
EXPECT: Miscellaneous activities; width restriction of 10 feet; reduced speed of 55 MPH; single lane traffic; traffic controlled by signal lights.
US-2/JUNCTION MT-40 - Mile Marker 133.8 to 134.2
Crews continue intersection safety improvement operations. Other than striping operations, work will mostly be off of the roadway. This project will be in winter shut-down as soon as the end of the week.
EXPECT: Signal installation activities; reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane closures; traffic controlled by signal lights; flaggers.
US-2 - Mile Marker 161 to 161.3
Deerlick Creek Bridge, East of WEST GLACIER.
Work continues off of the roadway with minimal traffic impact. Operations will occasionally require lane closures and short delays within the work zone. This project will be in winter shut-down as early as the end of the week.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities.
US-212 - Mile Marker 64 to 70.5
Red Lodge 8th Street to Robinson.
EXPECT: Sign installation activities.
US-287 - Mile Marker 14 to 14
Raynolds Pass Rest Area.
Rest Area is closed due to New Construction.
Minimal impact to traffic.
No speed limit changes at this time.
EXPECT: Miscellaneous activities.
US-89 - Mile Marker 0 to 5.6
Browning and 5 Miles West.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars; flaggers.

Completed Construction Projects

I-15 - Mile Marker 0 to 23 (Completed)
I-15 State Line To Dell Interchange, South Bound and North Bound Lanes.
I-15 - Mile Marker .3 to 1 (Completed)
Iron Street in Butte.
I-15 - Mile Marker 130 to 133.7 (Completed)
Butte-Elk Park.
Project is complete.
I-15 - Mile Marker 133.7 to 142.4 (Completed)
7-14 miles north of Butte (Elk Park).
Project is complete
I-15 - Mile Marker 146.2 to 147.8 (Completed)
Rockfall - North Elk Park.
I-15 - Mile Marker 287.1 to 287.1 (Completed)
Just North of the Manchester Interchange.
I-15 - Mile Marker 354.3 to 365.6 (Completed)
I-15 North and South of Shelby.
I-90 - Mile Marker 45 to 47 (Completed)
West of the Superior Interchange.
I-90 - Mile Marker 322 to 323.5 (Completed)
East of Bozeman Hill.
I-90 - Mile Marker 341 to 354 (Completed)
Springdale - West.
Project is complete.
I-94 - Mile Marker 242.7 to 243.1 (Completed)
East of Wibaux.
MT-2 - Mile Marker 68.3 to 80.3 (Completed)
MT-200 - Mile Marker 83 to 85 (Completed)
West of S-135 on MT-200.
MT-66 - Mile Marker 16.6 to 22.4 (Completed)
Little Peoples Creek/MT 11-1.
MT-7 - Mile Marker 79.2 to 79.2 (Completed)
South of Wibaux.
MT-84 - Mile Marker 0 to 29 (Completed)
Norris To Four Corners.
This segment has been completed.
S-232 - Mile Marker 2.9 to 4.1 (Completed)
North of Havre.
S-278 - Mile Marker 3.2 to 3.6 (Completed)
West of I-15 on Secondary 278.
S-518 - Mile Marker .6 to .8 (Completed)
East of Montana City.
US-2 - Mile Marker 384 to 386.6 (Completed)
Havre to Approx 2.5 Miles East.
US-87 - Mile Marker 76.7 to 76.9 (Completed)
Southwest of Lewistown.
US-89 - Mile Marker 11 to 12.9 (Completed)
2 miles NW of Sun River.
Project Complete
US-89/US-87/89 (10TH AVE S) - Mile Marker 90.3 to 95.7 (Completed)
Great Falls 10th Ave S From 57th St S to Fox Farm Rd.
Project work complete.

Inactive Construction Projects

I-15 - Mile Marker 1.4 to 1.7 (Inactive)
1 mile North of Monida and extends .3 miles northwest along interstate route.
Project is inactive until the spring.
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 217.5 to 221 (Inactive)
1 Mile North of Sieben to Lyons Creek Parking Area.
Work is suspended for the Winter till Spring 2016
I-15 - Mile Marker 301.4 to 309.2 (Inactive)
Power - North and South.
No work this week.
I-90 - Mile Marker 74 to 85 (Inactive)
Alberton Interchange to Huson Interchange.
Work is temporarily suspended
I-90 - Mile Marker 85 to 85 (Inactive)
Huson Interchange.
Project is currently inactive.
I-90 - Mile Marker 357 to 398 (Inactive)
East and west bound lanes beginning west of Big Timber extending east..
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/OLD HWY 10 - Mile Marker 106 to 106 (Inactive)
1/2 mile southeast of Rosebud.
I-94 - Mile Marker 135 to 135 (Inactive)
I-94 Interchange at Miles City.
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 75.8 to 83.1 (Inactive)
3 miles east of Lincoln and continuing east 7.2 miles.
No work scheduled
MT-23 - Mile Marker 0 to 2.8 (Inactive)
JCT MT-16 Continuing 2.8 miles East.
MT-23 - Mile Marker 4.7 to 7.5 (Inactive)
4 miles south east of Sidney on MT-23.
MT-28 - Mile Marker 0 to 10 (Inactive)
Between Plains and Hot Springs.
Paving operations are underway from dawn to dusk Mondays through Saturdays.
MT-28 - Mile Marker 10 to 16.3 (Inactive)
This project is temporarily inactive.
MT-69 - Mile Marker 6.2 to 38.8 (Inactive)
Whitehall to Boulder, actual mm 0.0-31.7.
Project is currently inactive.
Width restriction 10' tentatively scheduled for spring 2016.
MT-7 - Mile Marker 15.8 to 23.7 (Inactive)
12.3 miles south of Baker to 20.2 miles south of Baker.
Winter shutdown
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 spring 2016
S-203 - Mile Marker 9.8 to 11.9 (Inactive)
Florence East.
S-212 - Mile Marker 11.1 to 14.5 (Inactive)
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 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)
Work is temporarily suspended
US-12 - Mile Marker 68.2 to 68.3 (Inactive)
Copper Creek Bridge.
Project inactive until next spring.
US-12 - Mile Marker 77.2 to 82.6 (Inactive)
Baker to 6 miles west of Baker.
US-12 - Mile Marker 99.2 to 100.3 (Inactive)
Harlowton Sidewalks.
Project is INACTIVE until spring 2016.
US-12 - Mile Marker 165.6 to 166 (Inactive)
Pole Creek - 3 miles SW of Roundup.
The new bridge is open. Work is complete and project is now INACTIVE until spring 2016.
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 spring 2016.
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-2 - Mile Marker 99 to 100.7 (Inactive)
This project is in winter shut-down until Spring, 2016.
US-2 - Mile Marker 135.4 to 135.4 (Inactive)
East of Meadow Lake Blvd. in COLUMBIA FALLS.
Work has been temporarily suspended.
US-212//US-310 - Mile Marker 42.4 to 43.6 (Inactive)
US-212 - Mile Marker 92 to 97 (Inactive)
12 miles south east of Broadus to 17 miles south east of Broadus.
US-287 - Mile Marker 16 to 17 (Inactive)
Hebgen Lake - Erosion Repair.
Watch for haul trucks entering on US-191 milepost 45.5 and on US-287 milepost 16.5
Two way traffic will resume at the end of each work day.
US-287 - Mile Marker 89.1 to 94.6 (Inactive)
South of Toston on US-12 and State Route 287.
Inactive until final striping.
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 0 to .1 (Inactive)
Billings Area-Bench Boulevard beginning near Pemberton Lane continuing through the intersection with Highway 87 or 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 - 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 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 next summer, 2016.
US-93 - Mile Marker 38.7 to 46 (Inactive)
Charlos Heights - South of Hamilton.
US-93/2ND STREET W - Mile Marker 128.5 to 129.7 (Inactive)
West of WHITEFISH, from Karrow to Mountainside.
This project is in winter shut-down until Spring 2016.
Project WEB Site: Karrow to Mountainside