Tag Archives: road

Drivers beware!  

By | June 10, 2018

Here’s an important message from Becky Braunig… A large long red belly dump truck has been on the road this week.  Two folks encountered it–it almost ran one person off the road today, did not move over, and was going at a high rate of speed.  The other person who saw it two days ago… Read More »

Road Report

By | May 27, 2018

Here’s a message from Bill Walker… Just to let everyone know, the Tuchuck Campground is accessible. Lynn and I drove in yesterday (May 25). The only significant problem at the campground was a fairly substantial blow-down that nailed the loading ramp.Otherwise, the facilities appear to be in good shape. Trail Creek Road is as good — or… Read More »

Icy Roads Blamed for Dozens of Crashes

By | November 3, 2017

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 »

Road Closure Updates for Trail Creek #114 and Canyon Creek Road #316

By | September 26, 2017

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 »

Please Slow Down

By | August 9, 2017

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 »

South Fork Bridge Project Starts June 12

By | June 1, 2017

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 Road Less Traveled

By | May 13, 2017

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 »