Category Archives: Transportation

Encino Drive $557,289 contract up for commission consideration

City Commissioners will be asked during Tuesday’s meeting to approve a $557,289 contract to United Materials of Great Falls for an Encino Drive reconstruction project. The project extends from a point about 150-feet south of the intersection of Madera Drive and Encino Drive south to the end of the cul-de-sac. The project consists of reconstructing approximately 600 feet of road

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Great Falls cell phone rule challenged in municipal court as unconstitutional

What started as a ticket for using a cell phone while driving is now a constitutional challenge to a city ordinance, which is likely to renew debate over the legality and effectiveness of such rules. Stacie Azure was stopped on July 29, 2018 by a Great Falls Police Department officer because she had a cell phone in her right hand,

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City considering provision to delegate authority for traffic and parking control to Public Works

During Wednesday’s meeting, City Commissioners will consider a revision to Title 10 of city code pertaining to vehicles and traffic. In September, commissioners adopted an ordinance repealing and replacing Title 10 and those provisions became effective in October. City revising section of code dealing with vehicles and traffic City staff believes further clarification and delegation of authority under the new

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Lower River Road closes next week for improvements

Lower River Road will close next week between Overlook Drive and 55th Avenue South while United Materials completes excavation and gravel improvements. The road will be closed to through traffic beginning Nov. 26, for about two weeks, weather depending, and a detour will be provided via 13th Street South. Local access will be maintained. All areas of construction will be candled

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Road closures beginning on 8th Avenue South; 20th Street South

The city has a contract with Central Excavation to complete water main improvements on the corner of 8th Avenue South and 23rd Street. The contractor will be working in the area from Oct. 26 to Nov. 9. During construction, 8th Avenue South will be closed from 22nd Street to 23rd Street. Local access will be provided during construction and the

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