The Daily Inter Lake reports that steady snowfall on Thursday spurred dozens of crashes across the Flathead Valley and caused a temporary closure of U.S. 93. A severe road-condition warning was put into effect from Somers to Polson along the west shore of Flathead Lake from about 12:40 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Read the full… Read More »
Alan Peura wrote yesterday… I heard from a contractor that the grader has started working on the lower NF Road below Camas!!
Forest System Road #114 Trail Creek /Graves Creek is now open. It was closed for public safety due to fire activity from the Gibraltar Ridge and Weasel Fires. The road closure began at Tuchuck Campground and extended through the Kootenai National Forest to Graves Creek (Milepost 8.8 – 14.8). The area closures in upper Trail… Read More »
We make this plea every year, but it seems to be even more important this summer. Folks are driving crazy on the North Fork road; passing on blind curves, driving on the wrong side of the road, going way too fast creating unbelievable dust clouds. Although there’s very little to be done about folks who… Read More »
In his Hungry Horse News column this week, Larry talks about the crowds coming up the North Fork Road. Read his full column here.
The Hungry Horse News reports that Sletten Construction was the low bidder on the U.S. Highway 2 South Fork of the Flathead bridge replacement and is scheduled to start work on the project June 12… The project is expected to be completed by November, 2018, provided the weather cooperates. Read the full story here. Some folks anticipated additional… Read More »
The Daily Inter Lake says… As winter releases its grip on the alpine stretches of Glacier National Park’s famed Going-to-the-Sun Road, another lesser-known lowland route offers hiking and cycling opportunities for springtime explorers, as well as a backstory that’s rich in history. Paralleling the Camas Road is the often-bypassed Inside North Fork Road, a rugged route… Read More »
The Hungry Horse News reports that crews have started clearing trees along U.S. Highway 2 in the Bad Rock Canyon in preparation for the reconstruction of the South Fork of the Flathead bridge this summer. There will be no detour associated with the project, said Bob Vosen, district construction engineer for the Montana Department of Transportation.… Read More »
The Flathead Beacon reports that the Columbia Falls City Council is asking state officials to consider paving an 11-mile section of the North Fork Road on the western boundary of Glacier National Park. On March 23, Mayor Don Barnhart and the entire city council voted to send a letter to the Flathead County Commission, Secretary… Read More »