Road Construction Status - updated August 14 2017
Road construction will occur during daylight hours. Expect delays of up to 20 minutes at one stop and for no more that 30 minutes through the entire project. Expect delays and limited access to trailheads, parking areas at any point between Longmire and Paradise. Expect to see flaggers, equipment, and lines of cars possibly backed up around blind corners. Please drive cautiously. The work area includes all paved surfaces between Longmire and the top of the Paradise Valley Road. Do not enter construction zones.
Expected Work August 10-17
- Work this week includes grinding, digging, and paving along the roadway between Longmire and Paradise. Some pullouts and parking areas may be closed for short periods of time. Expect delays and closures around Comet Falls trailhead and Christine Falls
- Glacier Bridge will be under repair and closed to pedestrians until mid-September. Expect occasional one lane closures for the next two months. Parking lots and turnouts on either end of the bridge will be closed as well.
- Be Aware of Closures. The entire Ricksecker Point Loop Road and the large parking lot near Glacier Bridge will be closed June through late October, 2017.
SAFETY MESSAGE: Please drive carefully and take care around crews working along the road. Park roads are narrow and winding. Also, STAY IN YOUR LANE, the milled sections are safe to drive on. You are eligible for a citation/accident if you drive in the wrong lane.
Nisqually to Paradise Road Construction Update: Issue 6, August 10-17, 2017
More information about this project is available from the Western Federal Lands Highway Division, Federal Highway Administration.