Tag Archives: road

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 »

There’s No Detour with the New Bad Rock Canyon South Fork Bridge Project

By | April 7, 2017

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 »


By | March 19, 2017

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!

City Could Push for North Fork Paving

By | March 17, 2017

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 »

Spring Load Limits to Take Effect Next Week

By | March 6, 2017

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 »

Traffic Could Get Ugly This Summer

By | March 2, 2017

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 »

The Road is Dangerous

By | February 9, 2017

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 »