Montana Department of Transportation

Traveler Information

Travel Conditions

Construction Report

March 29, 2017 at 04:06 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 192.2 to 193.1
Helena - Between Capitol Interchange and Cedar Interchange.
The two crossovers on the northbound and southbound bridges are functional. The southbound bridge is closed to traffic. The northbound passing lane will become the southbound traffic lane. Wide loads are permitted through the project, please use caution.
EXPECT: Bridge activities; reduced speed of 45 MPH; single lane traffic; single lane closures.
I-15 - Mile Marker 304 to 306
Between Power and Dutton.
Both northbound and southbound passing lanes are closed for contractor cleanup of the Interstate median.
EXPECT: Median activities; reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane traffic.
I-15 - Mile Marker 328.1 to 397.1
Project begins at RP 327.9 near Brady and extends north 69.2 miles to RP 397.1 near Sweet Grass.
Contractor is installing fence out on the R/W therefore not impacting traffic.
EXPECT: Fencing activities.
I-90 - Mile Marker 240.1 to 249.2
Pipestone - Whitehall.
***A tentative date of April 13, 2017 has been set for a 12 foot width restriction. Loads over 12 feet wide will be escorted through the project Monday through Thursday, between 7:00am and 9:00am. For additional information call 406-490-8390.
EXPECT: Guardrail activities; width restriction of 12 feet; reduced speed of 55 MPH; single lane traffic; single lane closures.
I-90 - Mile Marker 332 to 337
I-90 Yellowstone River - Livingston.
*Crossover construction March 27 to April 14, 2017.
***Starting April 17, 2017, wide loads will be restricted to 12 feet in width. Loads exceeding 12 feet in width may contact the Prime Contractor before traveling to make special arrangements to be escorted through the construction on a case-by-case basis. Documentation from the prime contractor must be provided in order to receive trip permits, or consider using an alternative route. Prior to wide loads arriving at the project contact (406) 490-8390 Monday thru Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Escorting will occur Monday - Thursday 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
EXPECT: Bridge activities; width restriction of 12 feet; reduced speed of 65 MPH; single lane traffic; single lane closures.
MT-200 - Mile Marker 220.5 to 230.2
7 miles east of Jordan continuing 10 miles east.
16 foot width restriction to be in effect April 17th.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; delays up to 10 minutes; loose gravel; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars; gravel surface; traffic controlled by signal lights; motorcycles consider another route.
MT-24 - Mile Marker 28.5 to 29.5
MT 24 Glasgow to Ophiem.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; width restriction of 12 feet; reduced speed of 35 MPH; gravel surface; motorcycles consider another route.
MT-3 - Mile Marker 40.5 to 46.7
South of Lavina.
Bore drilling work to begin Monday March 13, continuing for approximately 4 weeks (April 6)
Oversized loads are free to travel Monday mornings till noon and all day Friday and weekends if permitting allows. Most of the borings will be in the northbound lane.
EXPECT: Miscellaneous activities; width restriction of 12 feet; single lane traffic.
MT-69 - Mile Marker 11.1 to 23.4
Boulder South.
Sign installation and a 10 foot width restriction are scheduled to begin on April 3, 2017.
EXPECT: Sign installation activities; width restriction of 10 feet; reduced speed of 35 MPH.
MT-86 - Mile Marker .9 to 2.1
Rouse-Oak / Story Mill - Bozeman.
Storm Drain installation operations will begin Monday March 27, 2017. Expect haul trucks entering and exiting in the area between East Gallatin River and Bridger Center Drive.
EXPECT: Culvert installation activities.
S-231 - Mile Marker 4.7 to 4.9
Green Meadow Road.
Signs and delineator installation.
EXPECT: Sign installation activities.
S-279 - Mile Marker 1.8 to 2.4
Intersection of Lincoln Road and Green Meadow Road.
Placement of roundabout, plant mix surfacing, pipe, signing, lights and pavement markings at the intersection beginning Monday, April 3rd.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; loose gravel; reduced speed of 35 MPH; rough roadway surface; single lane traffic; intersection work; motorcycles consider another route.
S-284 - Mile Marker 13.6 to 14.1
13 Miles East of Helena on Canyon Ferry Road..
Delineators will be installed.
EXPECT: Miscellaneous activities.
S-379/16TH ROAD NE - Mile Marker 0 to 14.1
Dutton East 14 Miles.
Planned activities are approach culvert installation and slope flattening. Travelers should not be impacted by the work.
EXPECT: Shoulder activities; loose gravel; reduced speed of 35 MPH.
S-453 - Mile Marker 1.4 to 1.8
Intersection of Lincoln Road and Collins Road.
Sign installation beginning on Monday, April 3rd.
EXPECT: Sign installation activities.
US 310 - Mile Marker 42.5 to 52.5
South of Laurel at intersections of Whitehorse South & North Roads and Whitehorse Ranch Road.
EXPECT: Miscellaneous activities.
US-12 - Mile Marker 94 to 94
MADISON ST BRIDGE REHAB.
The deck slab pouring sequence will begin for the Northbound lanes on Monday March 27th, Monday through Friday.
Expect some short delays for trucks entering and leaving the job site.
EXPECT: Bridge activities; delays up to 15 minutes; single lane closures; traffic controlled by signal lights.
US-2/JCT ROSE CROSSING - Mile Marker 125.4 to 125.8
EVERGREEN, North of KALISPELL.
Signal-activated warning flashers should be activated today, Wednesday, March 29th, weather permitting.
EXPECT: Miscellaneous activities.
US-2/JCT BIRCH GROVE - Mile Marker 128 to 128.4
North of EVERGREEN.
Signal activated warning flashers to be activated, weather permitting.
EXPECT: Miscellaneous activities.
US-2 - Mile Marker 221.5 to 222.3
Intersection of US-2 and US-89 (Browning Y).
Signal and sidewalk installation work.
EXPECT: Sidewalk activities; single lane closures; intersection work.
US-2 - Mile Marker 413.4 to 427.8
East of Zurich extending to Belknap.
Bore drilling work to begin Monday March 27th. Work will take place Monday - Thursday 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM, for approximately 4 weeks (April 6).
***Work will begin at the east end and move west (beginning at mm 427.8 & moving west to mm 413.4)
All loads can travel freely on Fridays and weekends as permitting allows.
EXPECT: Miscellaneous activities; width restriction of 10 feet; reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane traffic; flaggers.
US-89 - Mile Marker .1 to 7
Mission Interchange - North.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; reduced speed of 35 MPH; gravel surface; rough roadway surface; single lane traffic; motorcycles consider another route.
US-89 - Mile Marker 13.2 to 24.1
Yankee Jim Canyon - North.
Expect short delays; 5-10 minutes.
EXPECT: Guardrail activities; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars; single lane traffic; traffic controlled by signal lights.
US-89 - Mile Marker 48.9 to 49.8
South of Livingston.
Work taking place on pedestrian bridge adjacent to roadway. This will cause minimal impact to traffic.
*Brief delays possible on Monday, March 27, 2017 for truck unloading.
EXPECT: Bridge activities.
US-89 - Mile Marker 55.8 to 59.6
North of Bynum.
Contractor is installing irrigation culverts at various locations throughout the project.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; delays up to 15 minutes; reduced speed of 35 MPH; pilot cars; single lane traffic; traffic controlled by signal lights.
US-93/RESERVE ST - Mile Marker 0 to .1
Between Brooks and McDonald St. on Reserve.
There will be periodic closures while modifications are made to the bridge. These should be done at night between 9:00 PM and 5:30 AM Monday through Thursday, and 8:30 PM to 5:30 AM on Sunday.
EXPECT: Bridge activities; detour; road closure.
US-93 - Mile Marker 51.7 to 51.9
At the intersection of Hwy 93 and Division St. in Pablo.
Motorists will see speeds reduced to 35 MPH and lane closures for both north bound and south bound traffic. Weather permitting this job is anticipated to be done by March 23, 2017.
EXPECT: Light installation activities; reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane closures.
US-93 - Mile Marker 57.4 to 57.8
South of POLSON.
Crews will have to close off one northbound and one southbound lane tomorrow, Thursday, March 30th. Guardrail repairs are likely to take most of the day.
EXPECT: Guardrail activities; reduced speed of 35 MPH; single lane closures.
US-93/JCT MT-40 - Mile Marker 125.2 to 125.6
South of WHITEFISH.
Signal-activated warning flashers should be activated today, Wednesday, March 29th, weather permitting.
EXPECT: Miscellaneous activities.

Completed Construction Projects

I-15 - Mile Marker 220 to 222 (Completed)
Approximately 6 miles south of Wolf Creek.
Driving lane is closed for guardrail repair.
I-90 - Mile Marker 53 to 74 (Completed)
Alberton Interchange to 5 miles East of Superior.
Work Complete
I-94 - Mile Marker 83.7 to 87 (Completed)
EB and WB lanes from Colstrip Interchange going 3.3 miles west.
MT 200 - Mile Marker 92 to 92 (Completed)
Near Rogers Pass.
Guardrail repair, Westbound lane closed
MT-38 - Mile Marker 28.6 to 28.6 (Completed)
Approximately 25 miles west of the junction with HWY 1 near Philipsburg on the Skalkaho Road..
MULLAN RD FROM SUPERIOR EAST - Mile Marker 0 to 14.1 (Completed)
East of Superior on Mullan Rd East.
RESERVE STREET - Mile Marker 0 to .1 (Completed)
Between Brooks ST to 39th ST on South Reserve and between Brooks ST and Pattee Canyon Dr on 39th ST.

Inactive Construction Projects

I-15 - Mile Marker 12.7 to 12.9 (Inactive)
Three miles south of Lima.
Project is inactive until chip seal next spring.
I-15 - Mile Marker 108.7 to 109.1 (Inactive)
Divide Rest Area.
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 225 to 245 (Inactive)
1 Mile South of Wolf Creek Interchange to 2 Miles South of Hardy Creek Interchange.
Project is inactive until next spring.
I-15 - Mile Marker 274.2 to 274.2 (Inactive)
Mile Marker 274.2 South of Great Falls.
Project is substantially complete.
I-15 - Mile Marker 396 to 396 (Inactive)
Mile Marker 398 at Sweetgrass.
Project is substantially complete.
I-90 - Mile Marker 0 to 1 (Inactive)
IN IDAHO EXIT 69 (MULLAN) TO THE MONTANA STATE LINE.
This is an Idaho DOT construction project and has been suspended for the winter.
Project WEB Site: Idaho Transportation Department
I-90 - Mile Marker 5.7 to 23.3 (Inactive)
I - 90 Between Taft Interchange and St. Regis MM 5.7 TO MM 23.3 E & W Bound Lanes.
All Eastbound and Westboubd loads over 16 feet wide must take an alternate route until further notice.
I-90 - Mile Marker 6.6 to 89 (Inactive)
I 90 From 3.7 miles west of Saltese to Frenchtown Interchange.
I-90 - Mile Marker 14.5 to 29.6 (Inactive)
Drexel - East and West.
This project is currently inactive.
I-90 - Mile Marker 38 to 39 (Inactive)
WB Lane E of St Regis.
Work suspended at this time.
I-90 - Mile Marker 43.7 to 49.7 (Inactive)
I 90 From 3.9 miles west of Superior to 2.1 miles east of Superior..
I-90/ORANGE STREET - Mile Marker 104.5 to 104.9 (Inactive)
Orange Street Interchange.
I-90/I-15 - Mile Marker 225.2 to 226 (Inactive)
Butte Interchange.
Project inactive till spring 2017.
Detours are no longer in effect.
I-90 - Mile Marker 390.5 to 410 (Inactive)
Reed Point-Columbus Area, Various locations on I-90..
I-90 - Mile Marker 398.5 to 408.3 (Inactive)
West of Columbus, east and westbound lanes..
Chip seal scheduled for summer 2017.
I-90 - Mile Marker 456.6 to 484.5 (Inactive)
East of Billings and extending east to the West Hardin Interchange.
No work at this time.
I-90 - Mile Marker 480 to 517.5 (Inactive)
East of Billings M.P 469.8 & Hardin Area.
Punch list to be completed pending weather.
MT-117 - Mile Marker 0 to 12 (Inactive)
Fort Peck - Northeast.
MT-135 - Mile Marker 19.5 to 20.5 (Inactive)
Going south west on HWY 135 from the Intersection of HWY 200 east of Paradise between MM 19.5 and 20.5..
Work involves guardail, signing and delineation. Beginning on Thursday, January 26, 2017 crews will be working between 7:30 AM and 5:00 PM. There will not be any work done on Friday or Monday and will then resume on Tuesday. Work should be finished on Tuesday January 31 at 5:00 PM.
MT-2/HARRISON AVENUE - Mile Marker 83.3 to 86.5 (Inactive)
Harrison Avenue - South.
Inactive until spring 2017.
MT-200/N-24 - Mile Marker .1 to .5 (Inactive)
MT 200 & Old Hwy 10-Bonner.
MT-287 - Mile Marker 1.2 to 1.2 (Inactive)
1.2 MILES SOUTHWEST OF ENNIS..
DETOURS WILL BE POSTED.
MT-43 - Mile Marker 8.9 to 10.2 (Inactive)
17 miles west of Wisdom (Trail Creek).
This project is inactive until Spring of 2017.
MT-7 - Mile Marker 15.8 to 23.7 (Inactive)
12.3 miles south of Baker continuing 8 miles south..
MT-80 - Mile Marker 43.1 to 48.7 (Inactive)
Arrow Creek Slide Repair - 18 miles North of Stanford.
Project is INACTIVE.
MT-80 - Mile Marker 66.5 to 67.1 (Inactive)
Stanford Downtown.
Punch list work remaining, all restrictions have been removed from this project.
MT-87 - Mile Marker 0 to 8.6 (Inactive)
Reynold's Pass North.
S-109/KALISPELL BYPASS - Mile Marker 2.5 to 5.2 (Inactive)
North of US-2, West of KALISPELL.
Work has been suspended.
Project WEB Site: Kalispell Bypass
S-238 - Mile Marker .4 to 7.2 (Inactive)
Lewistown Southeast (Upper Springcreek Road) Secondary 238.
Winter shutdown
S-249 - Mile Marker 7.4 to 7.7 (Inactive)
Blaine Spring Creek - 8 miles south of Ennis.
Bridge is open, no work until spring.
S-336 - Mile Marker 0 to 7.8 (Inactive)
15 miles north of Baker.
S-345 - Mile Marker 10.1 to 10.8 (Inactive)
Patterson and South 19th, Bozeman.
S-430/CANYON FERRY DRIVE - Mile Marker .5 to 1 (Inactive)
.5 miles past the York Road intersection.
Work is temporarily suspended.
S-432 - Mile Marker 27.2 to 46.5 (Inactive)
Crack Sealing Project on South Rudyard Road.
Crack sealing--On hold due to weather.
S-568 - Mile Marker 27.8 to 27.8 (Inactive)
Fly Creek Bridge is located 0.5 miles east of the town of Pompey's Pillar and 10 miles west of Waco..
No work at this time.
S-569 - Mile Marker 14 to 18.5 (Inactive)
3.6 miles from the junction with MT-43 and extends north 4.1 miles to mm 18.5 (Moose Creek Road).
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.
US-191 - Mile Marker 7 to 18.5 (Inactive)
7 Miles N of US-2 on US-191.
US-2 - Mile Marker 161 to 161.3 (Inactive)
Deerlick Creek Bridge, East of WEST GLACIER.
Project temporarily suspended.
US-2 - Mile Marker 223.7 to 223.7 (Inactive)
Mile Marker 223.7 East of Browning at Junction of US-89.
Project is substantially complete.
US-2 - Mile Marker 254.6 to 256 (Inactive)
Cut Bank-Urban.
Work complete until Spring/Summer 2017.
US-20 - Mile Marker 0 to 9.4 (Inactive)
Targhee Pass.
No construction at this time.
US-287 - Mile Marker 0 to 7.2 (Inactive)
Quake Lake Road.
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 .1 to 2 (Inactive)
Billings Area-Bench Boulevard beginning at Hilltop Road and proceeds north to the intersection of Pemberton Lane..
Winter shut down
US-87/US 191 / MT 200 - Mile Marker 79 to 81.1 (Inactive)
Lewistown West - Overpass.
Winter Shutdown
US-87/LEWISTOWN WALKING PATHS - Mile Marker 80 to 82.5 (Inactive)
City Loop Walking Paths - Abandoned Railroad.
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.
US-87/US 191 / MT 200 - Mile Marker 81.5 to 82.8 (Inactive)
Lewistown Downtown Sidewalks.
US-87 - Mile Marker 82 to 82 (Inactive)
Lewistown Main Street - ADA Corners from 1st to 5th Avenue.
US-89 - Mile Marker 5.6 to 9.9 (Inactive)
East of Kiowa-East.
Winter shutdown in effect starting January 25th.
US-93 - Mile Marker 36.7 to 37.5 (Inactive)
North of St. Ignatius on Hwy 93 and Red Horn Rd..
US-93 - Mile Marker 46.6 to 47.9 (Inactive)
Hamilton City Limits.
US-93 - Mile Marker 83.2 to 90.9 (Inactive)
Lolo-Missoula.
US-93 - Mile Marker 83.4 to 84 (Inactive)
Lolo city limits.
24TH AVE S FROM 13TH TO 17TH S - Mile Marker 0 to 0 (Inactive)
South Central Arterial-Great Falls: 24th Ave S from 13th St to 17th St.
Road construction complete. 13th St S, 24th Ave S, and 26th St S are open to the traveling public. Chip seal and final paint are scheduled July 2017.
WEST FRONTAGE ROAD - Mile Marker 8.9 to 9.3 (Inactive)
1 mile north of Crow Agency.
Punch list items to be completed pending weather.