Category Archives: Transportation

County to consider contract for Dracut Hill Road overlay project

Next week, the Cascade County Commission will consider awarding a $837,597 contract to United Materials for road improvements. The county only received one bid for the project to provide a nearly 3-inch overlay on 20,300 feet or 3.8 miles of Dracut Hill Road, according to county public works. The bid came in lower than the county’s estimate for the project

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Bridge repair project starts this summer near Marketplace

Summer road construction season is approaching and beginning early June, crews will be working on improvements to the bridge deck of Exit 0 on Country Club Boulevard, specifically the bridge over the railroad tracks. Travelers heading east and west over this stretch of Country Club Boulevard, between the Fox Farm signal and Interstate 15, will merge into single-lane traffic in

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Street sweeping schedule May 13-17

The street sweeping schedule for May 13-17 in Great Falls is below. Residents are asked to remove their vehicles from the area from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on their scheduled day. The schedule may change or be canceled due to weather conditions. May 13: All streets and avenues from 13th Street South to 20th Street South from 17th Avenue South to 19th Avenue South and 4th Street South to 13th Street

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Roundabouts; auxiliary lane; rerouting frontage road considered for Gore Hill

Plans to improve the Gore Hill interchange are still in the development phase, but the Montana Department of Transportation has identified the preferred alternative. MDT officials and its consultants held an open house Thursday afternoon to share information about the proposed design and answer questions. Gore Hill interchange eyed for update, public meeting April 25 The proposed project includes replacing

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City street sweeping for April 22-26

The city street sweeping schedule for the week of April 22-26 is below. Residents are asked to remove their vehicles from the area from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the scheduled day. The schedule may change or be canceled due to weather conditions. April 22: Avenues from 1st Avenue South through 9th Avenue South from 10th Street South to 20th Street South. April 23: Streets from

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Great Falls airport director: proposed tax increase to jet fuel could increase airfare, lower fuel purchases in Montana

A measure that would increase the tax on jet fuel for airlines eliminating the rebate for some of that tax is scheduled for a vote at the Montana Senate on Tuesday. House Bill 661 would increase the tax airlines pay to 5 cents per gallon of jet fuel. The revenues would be funneled to infrastructure needs at smaller airports around

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MDT seeking comment on proposal to reconstruct portion of U.S. Highway 87

The Montana Department of Transportation is seeking pubic comment on a proposal to reconstruct about nine miles of U.S. Highway 87 between Great Falls and Carter in Cascade and Choteau counties. The project begins at reference post 11 and extends north for nine miles, ending where the highway widens to 33 feet at reference post 20. Gore Hill interchange eyed

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