Category Archives: Transportation

Construction on Flood Road begins July 9

Cascade County has contracted with United Materials for maintenance to Flood Road beginning July 9. The project includes milling and crack seal from the intersection of Dick Road south for about 3.4 miles. Work starts Friday, with no scheduled work over the weekend, then resumes July 12-16. During the project, be aware of workers, signs, flaggers, detours and construction posted

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County in preliminary stage of replacing Armington Bridge

Cascade County is in the planning stages of design and construction of a replacement of Armington Bridge near Belt. The county has release a request for qualifications for an engineering firm to provide professional services for the project. Construction is expected to begin in June 2022 and be completed in September 2022. County pursuing grant for Armington Bridge repair [2020]

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Construction schedule for June 28-July 1 on Upper River Road

Work is continuing on Upper River Road from Overlook Drive to the city limits just east of Ridgeview Court. The project started in mid-June and is expected to run through July 8. Road construction will impact traffic on Upper River Road June 14-17 The construction schedule for the week of June 28-July 1 is below, but the schedule can change

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City asked to update Stuckey Road project agreement

City Commissioners will consider a change to the agreement for the Stuckey Road project during their June 15 meeting. Commissioners originally approved the memorandum of understanding and project funding maintenance agreement with the Montana Department of Transportation in June 2018 and a change was made in February 2021. The city received an amendment on May 20, 2021, requesting an increase

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City planning ADA sidewalk improvements near Longfellow

The city commission will consider awarding a $77,465 contract to MRTE during their June 15 meeting for sidewalk improvements around Longfellow Elementary School. The project will improve pedestrian traffic and meet federal ADA requirements, as well as provide an accessible route to a state maintained ADA compliant pedestrian corridor along 10th Avenue South, according to the staff report. “The locations’

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Road construction will impact traffic on Upper River Road June 14-17

Construction will impact traffic on Upper River Road next week. The project is being done by city and county road divisions. Road work underway on Upper River Road Next week’s construction schedule is: June 14: Leveling course northbound lane from 40th Avenue South to 31st Avenue South. Flaggers and pilot cars will be used and drivers should expect delays of

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Road work underway on Upper River Road

Preparation work for an asphalt overlay project on Upper River Road is underway. The city Street Division of Public Works is partnering with the Cascade County Road Department for the project to install a three-inch overlay on about 7,500 feet of Upper River Road from Overlook Drive to 40th Avenue South. [More details on the Upper River Road project and

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City planning water main, street reconstruction project on southwest side

The city public works department is planning a water main replacement project on the southwest side and is proposing to couple a street reconstruction street reconstruction project with it to reduce costs. The water main replacement project includes 2nd Avenue Southwest from 3rd Street to 6th Street; 3rd Avenue Southwest from 5th Street to 6th Street; and 5th Street Southwest

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Construction on Highway 87 north of Great Falls continuing

The Montana Department of Transportation’s project on Highway 87 was delayed due to weather but is continuing. Over this week, MDT and Schellinger Construction finished the asphalt milling portion and crews will now be hauling gravel material north of Powerline Road. Construction continuing on Highway 87 north of Great Falls Crews are also completing embankment, or foundation soil, and ditch

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