Lower McDonald Creek Bridge to Close Briefly for Rehab Work

By Beacon Staff

The Lower McDonald Creek Bridge near Apgar Village on the west side of Glacier National Park will be closed for roughly 12 hours for rehabilitation work, park officials announced.

The bridge work will begin at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30 and is anticipate to reopen to traffic by 6 a.m., Thursday.

Rehabilitation of the bridge began in mid-September and will continue through the first week of November. This bridge provides access from West Glacier to the Camas Road, Fish Creek and Grist Road areas.

Rehabilitation work on the bridge includes bridge repair, paving, embankment improvement, and formalization of social trails near the bridge. Timberline Contracting, Inc., a Montana-based company, is leading the rehabilitation efforts.

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

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