SPRING / SUMMER HOURS: 🌄
APRIL 3, 2023 THRU OCTOBER 6, 2023
MONDAY THRU THURSDAY 6:30 AM - 5:00 PM
CLOSED ON FRIDAY
It is spring time in Montana, which means there are potholes and rough roads. We are out doing our spring grading and we will get to all roads as soon as possible. Please drive safe.
Studded Snow Tires are Legal from October 1st through May 31st.
Flathead County Road and Bridge Department is a department within the county government that is under the direct control of the Flathead County Board of County Commissioners.
The Road and Bridge Department is divided into the following three sub-departments. Included in these paragraphs are a brief overview of the department and its responsibilities.
The geographical range of county roads and bridges is:
- Northern edge: North Fork to the Canadian border
- Eastern edge: Essex to Ferndale to Bigfork
- Southern edge: Bigfork to Lakeside to Nirada to Thompson River
- Western edge: Thompson river to Pleasant Valley to Olney
Maintenance operations consist of snow plowing in the winter months, general road maintenance, and major construction projects in the non-winter months. Monitoring traffic safety is a major concern. Some of the other areas of responsibility are encroachments for utility installations, approach encroachments, road reviews for subdivisions, etc.
Maintains approximately one hundred (100) bridges and approximately seven hundred (700) culverts, cattle passes, and cattle guards. They install and maintain all guardrails. There are several dikes within Flathead County, which they are required to maintain.
The shop maintains approximately two hundred and ninety (290) county-owned vehicles and pieces of equipment which are operated by Road, Bridge, Shop, Sheriff, Commissioners, Animal Control, Mountain Climber, Health/Sanitation, Juvenile Detention, County Attorney, and the Disaster and Emergency Services Departments. All aspects of vehicle maintenance and repairs are performed.
Kalispell, MT 59901
1249 Willow Glen Drive
Kalispell, MT 59901
+1 (406) 758-5790
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Montana Department of Transportation