Montana Department Of Transportation
The 30 or so people who attended a meeting Wednesday on proposed improvements to a five-mile stretch of Highway 3 literally held the highway’s future in the palm of their hand.
Billings traffic signals are set for major upgrades over the next three years that should help traffic flow more smoothly — even at signals near train tracks.
RED LODGE — For the past six months, visitors to this resort town have been greeted by short detours around bulldozers at the city’s north entrance.
The Beartooth Pass south of Red Lodge has reopened, the Montana Department of Transportation said on Friday. The Wyoming side will be opening as well.
The Jefferson Lines bus station has found a temporary home in downtown Billings and is using state money to renovate permanent digs.
If the public has a mind to, residents could keep the members of the Billings City Council up well past their bedtime Monday.
What started out as a simple request — finding out how to update the computer system that runs stoplights that control traffic at one of Billings’ busiest train crossings, at N. 27th Street and Montana Avenue — apparently isn’t as simple as it seems.
Summer is the deadliest season on Montana highways. More fatal motor vehicle crashes occur in the warm, busy travel season than on snowpacked and icy winter roads.
Construction work is ongoing to address dangerous curves along Lipp Road, north of Laurel.
As they have for the past three summers, work crews will again undertake major utility replacement projects in Billings.
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The Beartooth Pass has reopened on the Montana side, according to the Montana Department of Transportation.
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Cars, motorcycles and snowboarders checked out the Beartooth Highway as it opened to travel on Friday morning.
The rocks that are intentionally crashing down the Rims from six troublesome spots above Zimmerman Trail are tumbling ahead of schedule.
A cyclist coasts down the Beartooth Pass after riding uphill to where crews were replacing guardrails.
The Kodiak snow blower can consume about 100 gallons of fuel a day.
The Kodiak snow blower is capable of 644 horsepower and can move 5,000 tons of snow per hour at an elevation of 10,000.
The PistenBully 300 snowcat is essential to the road-clearing operations as it makes it easier for the other equipment like the snow blowers to operate.
The ribbon and fans of the Kodiak snow blower move at a speed of 800 RPMs.