Category Archives: Transportation

Airline gathering postponed to 2021

Great Falls was set to host a gathering of airline carriers in September, but due to COVID-19, that has been postponed to 2021. Two major aviation events coming to Great Falls in 2020 John Faulkner, Great Falls International Airport director, told County Commissioners during their June 23 meeting that Great Falls will be the host next year and they’re looking

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County approves contract for second phase of Sun Prairie road work

County Commissioners unanimously approved a contract to United Materials for $548,863.75 for the second phase of the Sun Prairie overlay project. This phase of the project includes an overlay 2.7 miles of roadway, including, but limited to 2nd Street East, Delano Court, Filmore, Grant Drive, Harrison Street, Jefferson, Kennedy, Lincoln Way, Madison Way and Roosevelt. The county received two bids, one

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Portion of Skyline Drive closed next week for chip seal project

Beginning June 22, Skyline Drive Northwest will be closed from 6th Street Northwest to Division Road for about a week. The city has contracted with United Materials for a chip seal project on Skyline Drive Northwest from 6th Street Northwest to a point 200-feet east of the intersection with 3rd Street Northwest. The road will close June 22 through June

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City planning $2.48 million water main replacement on lower northside

A $2.48 million water main replacement project is on the June 16 City Commission agenda. The project will replace more than 3,700 feet of water main along 6th Avenue North from Park Drive to 7th Street North, along 5th Avenue North from Park Drive to 7th Street North, and along 7th Street North from 5th Avenue North to 6th Avenue

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County pursuing grant for Armington Bridge repair

During their June 9 meeting, Cascade County Commissioners voted to accept a preliminary engineering report from TD&H Engineering and submit an application for the Treasure State Endowment Program grant application for the Armington Bridge. The existing Armington Bridge has five piers in Belt Creek that cause severe flooding when debris and trees become lodged against the bridge structure, resulting in

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Great Falls airport traffic down, but projects ongoing

Air traffic is down significantly at the Great Falls International Airport but there’s a lot of activity on the hill. There’s only a few flights through Great Falls now that are shared with other Montana cities, but Airport Director John Faulkner said he’s hearing flights start returning in July. In the meantime, the airport is planning improvement projects and paying

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Street sweeping May 26-28

Street sweeping continues this week. Residents are asked to remove vehicles from the area on their scheduled day from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The schedule may change or be cancelled due to weather conditions. May 26: All streets and avenues from Central Avenue West to 5th Avenue Southwest from 14th Street Southwest to 25th Street Southwest. Also, all streets

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