Nine Mile Road Nine Mile Road is being touched up after a long winter in 2014
Mallard Way Mallard Way west of Missoula was reconstructed in 2014
Hiberta Street Taking down this tree on Hiberta Street was safer and easier than waiting for it to fall down
LaValle Creek Bridge A 50% state grant was used to replace this bridge over LaValle Creek on Deschamps Lane in 2009
Kona Ranch Bridge If debris is allowed to accumulate against bridges it can lead to problems
Missoula County has approximately 1,500 miles of public roadway. The County Road Department is responsible for maintenance activities on approximately 474 miles of road which have been accepted for maintenance. Of these 474 miles, approximately 232 miles are paved and 242 miles are gravel.
Road maintenance activities include, but are not
- Road repair.
- Snow removal.
- Right-of-way maintenance.
- Dust Abatement.
Activities within public rights-of-way regulated by
Public Works include, but are not limited to:
- Excavations within public rights-of-way.
- Dust abatement.
- Approaches & address assignments.
- Road construction standards.
- Traffic control.
- Construction activity.
- Seeding & weed management.
The division also has maintenance responsibility for approximately 528 sumps and more than 100 culverts within the County right of way. The Department operates and maintains one portable rock crusher which is used to produce the aggregate materials needed for road maintenance.
Roads employs 30 operators and mechanics, with 25 of them covering 375 miles and working out of the main office west of Missoula, and five out of the satellite shop in Seeley Lake, covering 99 miles.
The Road Department's hours are 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, following daylight savings time, and 6 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday prior to DST.
Snow Plow Routes
Reporting Road Maintenance Problems
Road maintenance problems can be reported to the Department by calling (406) 258-4824 or (406) 258-4851 or by email. Please include your name and a telephone number where you can be reached as well as a complete description of the problem.
Nine Mile Road Nine Mile Road is prepared for dust abatement in June of 2015
Grooms Road This culvert was installed on Grooms Road in Evaro to improve water quality in O'Keefe Creek and to ease our road maintenance
Graves Creek Road Sometimes we need to break out the heavier equipment to take care of some snow and ice buildup on Graves Creek Road
Boy Scout Road Boy Scout Road received a fresh asphalt surface in 2007 after years of heavy traffic in front of the lumber mill
Deer Creek Road We even have trouble on the winter roads