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 »
In the North Fork Residents Classified’s Facebook page, Angie Agnew says… Home Ranch will be giving a gift certificate to Randy the road grader for doing such a wonderful job this winter of keeping us open and safe. If anyone would like to join in and leave a donation the full amount of the collective funds… Read More »
Angie posted this on the North Fork Residents Classifieds yesterday… John Hoiland just stopped by to alert us all that there is a mud slide just before Camas Rd forcing folks to the edge by the river. Be careful!
The Hungry Horse News reports that now that the region has a Secretary of Interior in Ryan Zinke with Montana roots, it’s a good time to ask to have the North Fork Road paved to the Camas Road, a Columbia Falls city councilman suggested last week. Councilman Mike Shepard — and all of city council for that matter… Read More »
The Daily Inter Lake reports that Spring load limits for trucks have been set by the Flathead County commissioners and are scheduled to take effect March 8. The Road and Bridge Department typically reserves the right to delay the load limits, however, depending on weather conditions. Read the full story here. The North Fork road isn’t mentioned… Read More »
The Hungry Horse News reports that Columbia Falls could be a tough place to drive through this summer. The Montana Department of Transportation plans to mill and resurface U.S. Highway 2 through the city limits from North Hilltop to the Flathead River Bridge. The sidewalks and curbs will also be replaced. The sidewalks will be widened to… Read More »
Bonny and Lynn Ogle sent in a report this evening… Mark Heaphy notified us that he had talked with the man who maintains the FS cabin rentals about half an hour ago. The man told him he came from Blankenship and he had to chain up as the road is very icy. He left his skid… Read More »
The Glacier National Park road website says… The Camas Road is currently closed at McDonald Creek and Camas/NF Entrance due to the weather. Must be winter.
In his Hungry Horse News column this week, Larry talks about some concerns he has with the planned “improvements” to North Fork roads that are intended to entice more tourists to come visit. Read his full column here.