Big Sheep Creek Bridge Replacement

The Big Sheep Creek Bridge replacement work is scheduled to begin on Monday, July 17, 2017, on Bridge #4 which is 10.1 miles up from the paved I-15 frontage road. All motorized traffic above bridge #4 will be detoured using the Cabin Creek Road to the Medicine Lodge Road.

Upon completion of Bridge #4, the Beaverhead County Road Department will move to Bridge #5 on July 20th, which is the next bridge up Big Sheep Creek Road. Work on Bridge #6 will begin on July 25th and work on Bridge #7 near Deadman Creek will begin on August 1st.

Conditions permitting, the Beaverhead County Road Department will be working ten (10) hour days seven (7) days per week to speed up completion and to minimize inconvenience to the public.

Emergency Responders and the Fire Departments will be notified accordingly. The Beaverhead County Road Department will provide a 4×4 pickup on the upstream side to help in assisting Emergency Responders.

All private landowners, public land agencies, law enforcement, fire departments and Fish, Wildlife and Parks will be notified by this letter. There will also be notices in the newspaper and on the radio to help notify residents and recreationists.

If you have tenants or friends on your property, we would appreciate it if you would pass this information on to them. Please contact the Beaverhead County Road Department office at 406-683-3780 or in the early morning or evenings contact Road Supervisor Scott Jones at 925-0475. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Sincerely,

Beaverhead County Commissioners

683-3750