Montana Department of Transportation

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Construction Report

November 21, 2017 at 02:58 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 37.9 to 45.9
Red Rock - Clark Canyon.
Project inactive until spring 2018.
EXPECT: Paving activities.
I-15 - Mile Marker 189.9 to 194
Lewis and Clark/Jefferson County Line north to just north of Custer Avenue.
Lane closures in both the Northbound and Southbound lanes for sign installation. Please watch for changing traffic control conditions and workers.
EXPECT: Sign installation activities; Reduced Speeds of 35 MPH; Single Lane Traffic.
I-15 - Mile Marker 282 to 286
Emerson Jct to Manchester.
Reconstruction work in progress. There will be a 12 foot width restriction in place. Wide loads will follow a pilot car from 8 am to 10 am Monday thru Thursday until late November. Staging areas for the wide loads to park in will be at the Gore Hill truck stop for northbound traffic and MP 288 pull out for southbound traffic. Directional signs are in place.The northbound off-ramp at MP 286 is closed. Contact Gaylen with Poteet 406/728-9370 or Randy Aafedt with MDT at 406/454-5920 or 406/788-8753 with any questions.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; Width Restriction of 12 feet; Single Lane Traffic.
I-90 - Mile Marker 140.8 to 141.2
2 miles east of the Bearmouth interchange.
Shoulder work and sign installation
EXPECT: Sign installation activities; Reduced Speeds of 35 MPH; Single Lane Traffic; Single Lane Closures; Flaggers.
I-90 - Mile Marker 432.1 to 433
Laurel westbound on ramp and eastbound off ramp.
The westbound on ramp and eastbound off ramp are closed. Please use an alternate route.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; Detour; Road Closure.
I-94 - Mile Marker 64.7 to 64.8
Hysham East and Westbound Rest Areas.
The rest areas will be closed beginning on April 10 2017 until March 1, 2018 for reconstruction.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; Single Lane Traffic; Road Closure.
MT-1 - Mile Marker 29 to 29.5
About 8 miles south of Philipsburg.
Slope stabilization.
EXPECT: Rock activities; Delays up to 5 minutes; Reduced Speeds of 35 MPH; Pilot Cars; Single Lane Traffic; Traffic Control by Signal Lights.
MT-117 - Mile Marker 11.2 to 13
Nashua.
Work will begin October 23, 2017. There will be no impact to traffic.
EXPECT: Clearing and grubbing activities.
MT-13 - Mile Marker 17.2 to 18.1
MT-13 between Milepost 17.25 and Milepost 18.19.
Contractor will be working on the shoulder with limited interference to travel.
EXPECT: Sign installation activities.
MT-135 - Mile Marker 0 to 1
4-Way Stop in St Regis.
Work consists of building a bike path and side walk along the sides of the roadway. Reduced speeds for work along the shoulders of the roadway and approaches.
EXPECT: Shoulder activities; Reduced Speeds of 30 MPH.
MT-200 - Mile Marker 10.5 to 10.5
11 miles North East of Circle.
Bore drilling work is expected to begin Monday November 6th and is anticipated to take two weeks to complete. Work will take place Monday - Thursday 7 AM - 5:30 PM.
EXPECT: Miscellaneous activities; Width Restriction of 10 feet; Single Lane Traffic; Flaggers.
MT-200 - Mile Marker 102 to 106.2
Montana 200 / National Highway Route N-24 in Lewis and Clark County.
Shoulder work only - seeding, weather permitting.
EXPECT: Shoulder activities.
MT-23 - Mile Marker 1.2 to 1.2
2 miles south of Sidney.
Bore drilling work on the bridge deck.
Work is expected to begin Tuesday November 14th and is anticipated to take two weeks to complete. Work will take place Monday - Thursday 7 AM - 5:30 PM.
EXPECT: Miscellaneous activities; Width Restriction of 10 feet; Single Lane Traffic; Flaggers.
MT-24 - Mile Marker 39.1 to 39.4
11 Miles South of Opheim.
Detour in place. Road closed.
EXPECT: Bridge activities; Width Restriction of 16 feet; Detour; Loose Gravel; Gravel Surface; Road Closure.
MT-85 - Mile Marker 3.4 to 6
Belgrade South.
*Striping removal operations in progress. Possible single lane traffic with flaggers. Traffic will be reduced to two lanes at the intersections of Gallatin Heights Drive, Valley Center Road, and Cameron Bridge Road.
***A 12 foot width restriction is in place.
**Contact Mountain West Traffic Control, Brandon Fabich, 406-599-7122 to make arrangements to bring wide loads through.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; Width Restriction of 12 feet; Reduced Speeds of 35 MPH; Single Lane Traffic.
S-464 - Mile Marker 26 to 33.6
DUCK LAKE.
FENCE CLEARING OPERATIONS WILL BEGIN 12/4/17 AS WEATHER PERMITS. TRAFFIC WILL NOT BE IMPACTED. THE ACTUAL FENCE INSTALLATION WILL NOT BEGIN UNTIL NEXT SPRING
EXPECT: Clearing and grubbing activities; Reduced Speeds of 35 MPH.
S-574 - Mile Marker 0 to 10.9
Huson - East Secondary Highway Route 574.
Utility crews and Survey crews are working along both shoulders of the road. Expect delays.
EXPECT: Reconstruction activities; Delays up to 5 minutes; Reduced Speeds varying from 35 to 50 MPH; Single Lane Traffic; Traffic Control by Signal Lights.
US-2 - Mile Marker 141.5 to 142.6
South Fork of Flathead River Bridge - HUNGRY HORSE.
Expect occasional night work.
Use of Forest Service roads within the project boundaries has been restricted or prohibited for safety purposes. Details can be obtained from the Hungry Horse Ranger District of the Flathead National Forest. REF: Order # D06-138-S-17.
EXPECT: Bridge activities; Reduced Speeds varying from 35 to 45 MPH.
US-212 - Mile Marker 22.2 to 38.6
Bighorn (milepost 22.2) to Rosebud County (milepost 62.8).
Contractor completing work near Ashland
EXPECT: Sign installation activities.
US-212 - Mile Marker 41.9 to 42.3
Intersection of US 212 and MT 39.
Maximum width allowed is 16 feet and Maximum Length is 110 feet.
EXPECT: Intersection activities; Width Restriction of 16 feet; Delays up to 15 minutes; Intersection Work.
US-212 - Mile Marker 46.3 to 47.4
5 Miles East of Lame Deer.
Slide Repair. North Eastbound Passing Lane from Mile Post 46 to 47. There will be work on the Eastbound slope. Posted speed limit is 55 MPH. Speed Limit is 35 MPH when workers are present.
EXPECT: Miscellaneous activities; Reduced Speeds of 35 MPH.
US-310 - Mile Marker 42.5 to 52.5
South of Laurel at intersections of Whitehorse South & North Roads and Whitehorse Ranch Road.
Heavy equipment traffic at the intersections of Whitehorse South Road & Whitehorse North Road.
EXPECT: Miscellaneous activities; Reduced Speeds of 25 MPH; Intersection Work.
US-87 - Mile Marker 1.3 to 3.7
One mile to four miles east of Armington Junction.
NO WORK THIS WEEK Contractor plans to continue shoulder flattening operations weather permitting on Monday November 21, 2017, watch for equipment entering the roadway.
EXPECT: Shoulder activities; Delays up to 15 minutes; Reduced Speeds of 35 MPH; Traffic Control by Signal Lights; Flaggers.
US-89 - Mile Marker 9.9 to 14.4
KIOWA JUNCTION N & S.
CLEARING AND GRUBBING EXPECT TO BEGIN ON NOVEMBER 1, 2017
EXPECT: Clearing and grubbing activities; Reduced Speeds of 35 MPH.
US-89 - Mile Marker 38 to 54
NEIHART-MONARCH HILL.
The speed limit during night time hours will be 55 MPH
EXPECT: Bridge activities; Reduced Speeds of 35 MPH.
US-89 - Mile Marker 55.8 to 59.6
North of Bynum.
Contractor installing erosion control blanket in the ditches this week depending on weather. Motorists should use extreme caution around equipment and personnel on or close to the roadway
EXPECT: Miscellaneous activities.
1ST AVE NORTH - Mile Marker 0 to 0
Billings-1st Ave North 25th Street to Division Street also Montana Ave and North 28th Street to North 30th Street.
Punch list items and clean up are pending.
EXPECT: Miscellaneous activities.

Completed Construction Projects

I 15 - Mile Marker 238.5 to 239.5 (Completed)
Near Dearborn Interchange.
Guardrail repair. Northbound driving lane closed.
I-15 - Mile Marker 228 to 229 (Completed)
Two Miles North of Wolf Creek.
I-15 - Mile Marker 246 to 246 (Completed)
10 Miles South of Cascade.
I-90 - Mile Marker 104.5 to 104.9 (Completed)
Orange Street Interchange.
MT-69 - Mile Marker 31.8 to 37.6 (Completed)
Boulder South.
MT-83 - Mile Marker 14.8 to 31.5 (Completed)
North of Seeley Lake on Hwy 83.
US-2 - Mile Marker 254.6 to 256 (Completed)
Cut Bank-Urban.
Project complete except for punch list items.
US-87 - Mile Marker 43.4 to 52.1 (Completed)
Fort Benton to Loma.
Waiting to apply final striping.

Inactive Construction Projects

I-15 - Mile Marker 127 to 127 (Inactive)
Butte District - Horizontal Curve Signing.
*Project inactive until spring 2018.
*District wide, work will be on interstate, non-interstate, primary, and secondary routes.
I-15 - Mile Marker 150.9 to 157.7 (Inactive)
Bernice to Basin.
Project inactive until spring 2018.
I-15 - Mile Marker 192.2 to 193.1 (Inactive)
Helena - Between Capitol Interchange and Cedar Interchange.
**This project is currently inactive.
Both the Northbound and Southbound lanes are open.
Speeds are posted at 65 MPH.
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 222 (Inactive)
5 Miles South of Wolf Creek Interchange to Sieben Interchange (Exit 216).
Traffic has returned to normal.
I-90 - Mile Marker 22 to 23 (Inactive)
Missoula Horizontal Curves.
No work at this time.
Signing crews plan to install overhead signs.
I-90 - Mile Marker 23 to 28 (Inactive)
Drexel - East and West.
I-90 - Mile Marker 29 to 34 (Inactive)
I-90 Near St Regis.
This project is inactive
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I-90 - Mile Marker 38 to 39 (Inactive)
WB Lane E of St Regis.
Work suspended at this time.
I-90 - Mile Marker 84 to 94.4 (Inactive)
I-90 between the Wye and Huson.
I-90 - Mile Marker 118.6 to 118.6 (Inactive)
3 MILES WEST OF CLINTON INTERCHANGE.
BRIDGE LANE CLOSURE ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1 STARTING AT 8:00 AM
I-90 - Mile Marker 240.1 to 249.2 (Inactive)
Pipestone - Whitehall.
Project inactive until spring 2018.
I-90 - Mile Marker 332 to 337 (Inactive)
Yellowstone River - Livingston.
*Project inactive until spring 2018.
I-90 - Mile Marker 450 to 453 (Inactive)
Billings Area-Yellowstone River Bridge.
No work at this time.
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I-90 - Mile Marker 526.2 to 529.1 (Inactive)
Eastbound lanes, Lodge Grass Area.
No work at this time
I-94 - Mile Marker 87.9 to 92.2 (Inactive)
Beginning at the Colstrip Interchange continuing 4.3 miles East..
I-94 - Mile Marker 217.9 to 223.8 (Inactive)
East of Glendive-East.
Work will be suspended for the winter.
I-94 - Mile Marker 231.4 to 243.7 (Inactive)
WIBAUX- EAST AND WEST.
Work will be suspended for the winter
MT-1 - Mile Marker 23.5 to 23.5 (Inactive)
West Valley - Georgetown.
Project is inactive until chip seal in the spring of 2018.
MT-16 - Mile Marker 49.8 to 50.2 (Inactive)
Intersection of JCT MT 16, MT 23, and MT 200.
This project will be seasonally inactive starting November 10, 2017. The Detour and Reduced speeds will be in place through the winter.
MT-2 - Mile Marker 83.3 to 86.5 (Inactive)
Harrison Ave. - South.
MT-200 - Mile Marker 7.5 to 9 (Inactive)
Rainbow Bend east of Bonner.
MT-200 - Mile Marker 179.4 to 191.2 (Inactive)
Beginning at Sand Springs continuing 11.8 miles east..
MT-287 - Mile Marker 1.2 to 1.2 (Inactive)
1.2 MILES SOUTHWEST OF ENNIS..
DETOURS WILL BE POSTED.
MT-80 - Mile Marker 4.1 to 14.7 (Inactive)
US 80 Southeast of Fort Benton.
Project will proceed summer of 2018.
MT-83 - Mile Marker 4 to 33 (Inactive)
MT-83 4 miles north of Hwy 200 and Mt 83 to 20 miles north of Seeley Lake.
Waiting On Signs
MT-86 - Mile Marker .9 to 2.1 (Inactive)
Rouse-Oak / Story Mill - Bozeman.
Project inactive until spring 2018.
S-109/KALISPELL BYPASS - Mile Marker 2.5 to 5.2 (Inactive)
West of KALISPELL.
Project WEB Site: Kalispell Bypass
S-210 - Mile Marker 1 to 1.5 (Inactive)
East of Bonner.
S-238 - Mile Marker .4 to 7.2 (Inactive)
Lewistown Southeast - Spring Creek Road / Secondary 238.
All restrictions have been removed while project is INACTIVE.
S-279 - Mile Marker 1.8 to 2.4 (Inactive)
Intersection of Lincoln Road and Green Meadow Road.
Project inactvie till final striping and seeding
S-279 - Mile Marker 8.6 to 22 (Inactive)
S-279 from Birdseye Road to Stemple Pass.
Project inactive till final striping and seeding
S-288 - Mile Marker 6.1 to 16 (Inactive)
Jct MT 84 to Jct S-347 (S-288).
Project inactive until spring 2018.
S-297 - Mile Marker 20.7 to 25.7 (Inactive)
Careless Creek North.
Work is suspended until Spring of 2018.
S-314 - Mile Marker 25.4 to 31.8 (Inactive)
North of Decker.
Project is complete pending punch list items.
S-336 - Mile Marker 0 to 7.8 (Inactive)
15 miles north of Baker.
S-379/16TH ROAD NE - Mile Marker 0 to 14.1 (Inactive)
Dutton - East 14 Miles.
Punch list items only-no work scheduled.
S-409/WHITLASH ROAD - Mile Marker 0 to 6 (Inactive)
Chester to 6 miles north (Whitlash Road) Detour Tiber Road.
Project inactive until final seal and cover in 2018
S-426 - Mile Marker 0 to .5 (Inactive)
Moccasin Railroad Crossing.
Inactive for winter.
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-471 - Mile Marker 0 to 21 (Inactive)
Missoula Horizontal Curves.
Work is currently suspended.
US-12 - Mile Marker 94 to 94 (Inactive)
MADISON STREET BRIDGE REHAB.
*This project is currently inactive.
US-12 - Mile Marker 121.7 to 184 (Inactive)
Bank Stabilization East of Roundup.
Contracted work is complete, project is INACTIVE while punch list items are addressed.
US-191 - Mile Marker 7 to 18.5 (Inactive)
7 Miles N of US-2 on US-191.
US-191 - Mile Marker 35 to 42.8 (Inactive)
Roy East.
US-191 - Mile Marker 88.9 to 88.9 (Inactive)
Bozeman Street Signalized Intersections.
Traffic signal upgrades will take place at 56 different signalized intersection locations city wide. To reduce impacts to traffic, work will be performed during nighttime hours.
*Expect delays of up to 10 minutes.
US-2 - Mile Marker 0 to 15 (Inactive)
Idaho State Line to TROY.
Work suspended until final epoxy striping is scheduled
US-2/YAAK HILL - Mile Marker 5.5 to 5.8 (Inactive)
East of Idaho State Line.
This project is in winter shutdown.
US-2/9TH STREET WEST - Mile Marker 134.2 to 137.4 (Inactive)
COLUMBIA FALLS.
This project is in winter shutdown.
US-2 - Mile Marker 150.1 to 150.6 (Inactive)
Junction with Lake Five Road, East of Coram.
Waiting for Epoxy Striping to be scheduled.
US-2 - Mile Marker 158.7 to 158.7 (Inactive)
East of WEST GLACIER.
This project is in winter shutdown.
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-212 - Mile Marker 45 to 56.4 (Inactive)
Beartooth Highway - approximately 12 miles south of Red Lodge to the WY State Line.
The project has been completed. Punchlist and clean up items are pending.
US-212 - Mile Marker 69.6 to 76.9 (Inactive)
7 Miles East of Ashland to 14 Miles East of Ashland.
There is a 2 mile detour with a speed limit of 45 MPH and no passing. Watch for slick spots when wet or snow.
US-87 - Mile Marker 7.1 to 21 (Inactive)
US 87 Judith Basin County Line to Geyser.
Project work suspended for winter shutdown until April 15, 2018. Roadway open
US-87 - Mile Marker 33.8 to 44 (Inactive)
Grass Range South.
Inactive until Spring 2018
US-87 - Mile Marker 43.4 to 52 (Inactive)
Bridge near Fort Benton.
Seal, cover, and striping are yet to be finished.
US-87 - Mile Marker 57.8 to 62.7 (Inactive)
Hobson East.
Inactive for winter, any work will be well off the road with no impact to travelers.
US-87/US 191 / MT 200 - Mile Marker 79 to 81.1 (Inactive)
Lewistown West - Overpass.
Inactive for winter
US-87/LEWISTOWN WALKING PATHS - Mile Marker 80 to 82.5 (Inactive)
City Loop Walking Paths - Abandoned Railroad (C).
Restrictions have been removed while project is INACTIVE.
US-87/US 191 / MT 200 - Mile Marker 81.4 to 81.5 (Inactive)
Lewistown West - Sidewalks (D).
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 (B).
All restrictions are removed while project is INACTIVE.
US-89 - Mile Marker .1 to 7 (Inactive)
Mission Interchange - North.
Project inactive until spring 2018.
US-89 - Mile Marker 5.6 to 9.9 (Inactive)
East of Kiowa.
Project suspended due to winter shutdown.
US-89 - Mile Marker 14 to 14 (Inactive)
Yankee Jim Canyon - North.
Project inactive until spring 2018.
US-89 - Mile Marker 52.5 to 52.5 (Inactive)
Sidewalk Improvements at Various Locations in Bozeman and Livingston.
*Project inactive until spring 2018.
N 7th Ave., between Aspen St to Wheat St./Nikles Dr.
N 19th Ave., between Commerce Way to 22nd Ave.
Geyser St.- Livingston, between Park St. to H St.
Park St.- Livingston, between Merrill Ln. to I St.
US-93 - Mile Marker 0 to 21 (Inactive)
Horizontal Curves.
Work is currently suspended.
Work will progress north MP 14.0 to MP 21.0. Watch for Equipment and Workers.
US-93 - Mile Marker 83.2 to 90.9 (Inactive)
Lolo-Missoula.
1ST AVE SOUTH - Mile Marker 0 to 0 (Inactive)
Billings-1st Ave South from Broadway to State Ave also State Ave from 1st Ave South to Underpass Ave, Underpass Ave from State to Laurel Road, Laurel Road from Underpass to King Ave West..
Project is complete pending punchlist items and cleanup.
COLONIAL DRIVE - Mile Marker 0 to .9 (Inactive)
Helena: Colonial Drive from California Street to south of Hunter's Point.
Prjoect inactive until final striping and seeding
CRUSE AVENUE - Mile Marker .4 to .8 (Inactive)
Helena: Cruse Avenue from Helena Avenue to Broadway Street.
Project inactive until striping and seeding
HENDERSON STREET - Mile Marker .5 to .9 (Inactive)
Helena: Henderson Street from Hudson Street to Euclid Avenue.
Project Inactive until final striping and seeding
COLONIAL DRIVE - Mile Marker 1 to 1.7 (Inactive)
Helena: Carter Drive from US-12 to Airport Road.
Project inactive until final striping and seeding
LAMBORN STREET - Mile Marker 1.2 to 1.6 (Inactive)
Helena: Lamborn Street from 11th Avenue to Broadway Street.
Project inactive until final striping and seeding
SOUTH PARK AVENUE - Mile Marker 2 to 2.4 (Inactive)
Helena: South Park Avenue from Broadway Street to Cruse Street.
Project inactive until final striping and seeding