Going-to-the-Sun Road Rehabilitation Project

The Going-to-the-Sun Road Rehabilitation Project

Going-to-the-Sun Road Construction Notice Beginning September 23, 7 a.m. the road will be closed to vehicular traffic between Logan Pass and the foot of St. Mary Lake (adjacent the St. Mary Campground entrance) for the remainder of the season to facilitate accelerated road rehabilitation. Logan Pass will only be accessible from the west side beginning September 23.

Fall hiker-biker access will be allowed between the vehicular closure at St. Mary and Rising Sun and between Logan Pass and Siyeh Bend. There is no pedestrian or biking beyond Siyeh Bend or Rising Sun. Restroom facilities are only available at Logan Pass and the Rising Sun Picnic Area. There are no facilities at Siyeh Bend. Backcountry trail users should be aware that the east-side road work precludes roadway access and specific trail segments may be closed.

Please visit http://www.nps.gov/glac/index.htm or contact (406) 888 7800 for trail access information.

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As you are most likely aware, the Going-to-the-Sun Road (Sun Road) is undergoing an extensive rehabilitation. This multi-year project is overseen by the Federal Highway Administration in partnership with the National Park Service at Glacier National Park.

After extensive public involvement in the early 2000s, the preferred alternative selected for the park's environmental impact statement directs 'Shared Use' of the Sun Road during the core summer season (mid-June to mid-September), weather permitting.

Weather permitting, before and after the core season of 'Shared Use' (mid-June to mid-September), road work for the project will be accelerated and prevent through traffic across the entire Sun Road.

Due to changing weather conditions this time of year, call the Glacier National Park information center at 1-406-888-7800 or visit the Glacier National Park Current Road Status website

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Project Details
Project # MT PRA GLAC 10(20)
Project Name Going-to-the-Sun Road Rehabilitation Project
Location Glacier National Park, MT
Status Under Construction
Awarded to HK Contractors
Award Date 13 June 2007
Award Amounts View List of Award Amounts View Escalation Factors

Contact Information

Federal Highway Administration
Western Federal Lands Highway Division
610 East Fifth Street
Vancouver, WA 98661-3801

National Park Service
Glacier National Park
PO Box 128
West Glacier, MT 59936
Attn: Jack Gordon