Road and Culvert Work on Cold Lakes Road will Impact Access to Cold Lakes Trailhead
By Moosetrack Megan

Posted: September 20, 2019

Kalispell, MT, September 18, 2019 – The Swan Lake Ranger District of the Flathead National Forest will recondition existing Cold Lakes Road (FS No. 9599) by installing metal pipe and placing aggregate surfacing on the road.  Work will take place Sept. 16 – 20th and Sept. 23rd – 27th and will impact access to the Cold Lakes Trailhead. The work is located west of the Condon Post Office in the Swan Valley, Missoula County, Montana. The length of road affected by the work of installing crushed aggregate is 1.50 miles on the Cold Lakes Road (FS No. 9599). Gravel for the project will be hauled from the Forest Service gravel pits on Porcupine road in Lake County MT, Section 35, T25N, R18W, and the Forest Service  gravel pit on Piper road near the intersection of FS Road No.’s 966 and 888; Section 18, T22N, R17W.

The Flathead National Forest wants to let the public know there is heavy equipment and large haul trucks at work in the Cold Lakes area and access to the Cold Lakes Trailhead will be impacted during the work.

As always, please be safe and cautious when traveling near construction areas, and obey all signage and construction personnel instructions.