Glacier Park Crews Prepare to Rehab Lower McDonald Creek Bridge

By Beacon Staff

Crews are preparing to begin rehabilitation of the Lower McDonald Creek Bridge near Apgar Village on the west side of Glacier National Park, officials announced.

Work will begin Sept. 16 and continue through the first week of November, according to the National Park Service. This bridge provides access to the Camas Road.

One-lane closures on the bridge are anticipated to occur 24 hours a day, seven days a week through the first week of October. At that time, one -lane closures will occur between the hours of 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Visitors can expect short delays during bridge rehabilitation work.

The scope of work to be completed includes bridge repair, paving, embankment improvement, and formalization of social trails near the bridge. Timberline Contracting, Inc., a Montana-based company, will lead all rehabilitation efforts for the Lower McDonald Creek Bridge.

For more information, contact park headquarters at 406-888-7800.