Category Archives: Transportation

MDT seeking comment on two proposed resurfacing projects in Great Falls area

The Montana Department of Transportation is seeking public comment on a proposal to resurface about one mile of Interstate 315, on the west side of Great Falls. The project begins at the 10th Avenue South exit on I-315 and extends east to Fox Farm Road. The project will include the 10th Avenue South I-15 ramps and the 14th  Street Southwest I-315

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Locals continue effort to raise funds, pursue new routes for Great Falls airport

Airport officials across the state met with airlines in Big Sky earlier this month in the hopes of growing air service in their communities. To help that effort, local officials have been working to replenish the airline incentive program. So far, the Tourism Business Improvement District, First Interstate Bank, D.A. Davidson, Cogswell Insurance, Pacific Steel and Recycling and the Great

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Traffic alert: Road closures around Great Falls

As part of the water main river crossing project, the city’s contractor HDD Company will be conducting a pipe pull operation at the intersection of 6th Street Southwest and 10th Avenue Southwest. Beginning at 9 a.m. Sept. 20 through 7 a.m. Sept. 23, 10th Avenue Southwest will be closed to traffic. Northbound traffic on 6th Street Southwest will be reduced

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Road closed at Fox Farm, 18th Avenue Southwest next week for repairs

The intersection of Fox Farm Road and 18th Avenue Southwest will be closed to all traffic for utility and street repairs Sept. 16-17, according to city public works. Detour routes will be provided and signed to allow residential and emergency access. The project may be postponed due to inclement weather, according to public works. For more information, call 771-1401. Other

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Road closure for water main river crossing installation

The intersection of 19th Avenue South and Upper River Road will be closed to vehicles beginning Sept. 11 and completing Sept. 25, weather permitting. Two-way traffic on Upper River Road will be maintained but traffic speed will be reduced in the construction area, according to city public works. The closure is related to the installation of water main crossings under

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Upcoming Central Avenue closures

The Downtown Great Falls Association is reminding the community of upcoming road closures for Central Avenue, though not all of the events are coordinated by the association. The list is for information purposes and may not be a complete list. The city website posts street closures here. September 13 – UPtown goes Downtown event: 300-400 blocks of Central closed from

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Upcoming road closures in Great Falls

The city has contracted with David W. Kuglin Construction to complete an ADA curb ramp installation on 13th Street and 3rd and 4th Avenue North. The contractor will be working in this area Sept. 5-20. During the construction period, 4th Avenue North and 3rd Avenue North will be closed intermittently to through traffic and 13th Street North will experience partial

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10th Avenue bridge lane closure for inspections next week

The Montana Department of Transportation is conducting the annual bridge inspection on the 10th Avenue South/Warden Bridge eastbound beginning Aug. 26 through Aug. 28 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The bridge will have a single lane closure during the duration of the inspection. The public should expect single lane closure, reduced speed limit of 35 mph, inspection vehicles and workers

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