Location:

I-15 between Butte-Exit 129 and Helena-Exit 192 including Boulder Hill

Road Conditions:

Road conditions as of 8:00 PM MDT on Saturday, August 18 are as follows: dry with the following exception - wet between Junction Interstate 90 East-Butte-Exit 129 and 0.75 mile south of Elk Park-Exit 138. Actual road conditions may vary from this report. Motorists are cautioned to be alert to changing conditions.

Construction:

The following construction projects are in effect: bridge work between 2 miles south of Basin-Exit 156 and 1.25 miles south of Junction Montana 61-Boulder-Exit 164 including reduced speed (travelers can expect single lane traffic), culvert installation between 1 mile south and 1 mile north of Jefferson City-Exit 176 including reduced speed (travelers can expect single lane traffic), and chip sealing between 2.25 miles north of Junction Montana Secondary 282 and 518-Montana City-Exit 187 and Junction US 12 and US 287-Helena-Exit 192 including delays up to 15 minutes and reduced speed limited to 45 MPH (travelers can expect fresh oil, loose gravel, and single lane traffic).

Restrictions:

The following restrictions are in effect: width restriction limited to 12 feet between 2 miles south of Basin-Exit 156 and 1.25 miles south of Junction Montana 61-Boulder-Exit 164 and width restriction limited to 12 feet between 1 mile south and 1 mile north of Jefferson City-Exit 176.

Facilities:

Rest areas along this highway segment are: open northbound at 1.50 miles north of Jefferson City-Exit 176 (services available include truck parking and handicapped accessible) and open southbound at 2 miles north of Jefferson City-Exit 176 (services available include truck parking and handicapped accessible).

Weather:

The forecast until 2:00 AM MDT on Sunday, August 19: Skies will be partly clear becoming clear. Visibility will be ten miles. There will be widely scattered thunderstorms changing to widely scattered very light rain. Winds will be calm. Temperatures will range from 46 to 72 F changing to 40 to 60 F.