Highway project shuts down

Work on highway improvement project on Primary Route 21 (Midway Road) has been shut down for the winter.

Paving, chip seal, and striping operations will be performed next spring beginning about April 19, 2010, according to Doug Wilmot, District Construction Engineer for the Montana Department of Transportation in Great Falls.

The posted speed limit on the gravel section from mile post 0.6 (Brady Frontage Road) to mile post 3.2 (Pendroy Road/Front Street) is 45 mph.

The posted speed limit from mile post 3.2 to mile post 3.6 (Conrad city limits at 8th Ave.) is 35 mph.

Please note that the Montana Highway Patrol will be enforcing these posted speed limits.

Nelcon, Inc. of Kalispell will be performing the winter maintenance on the gravel section only.