Tags Archives: Road

Wildlife mortality hotspots, connectivity along U.S. Highway 287

In 2012, the Western Transportation Institute at Montana State University and the Craighead Institute started a project to look at the effects of U.S. Highway 287 and MT Highway 87 in the Madison Valley on road related wildlife mortality and movement patterns, said Lance Craighead of the Craighead Institute.

Road review committee meets to discuss Jim Alan Road

In May of 2016, Madison County commissioners established a road review committee intended to research contentious county roads, one of which is Jim Alan Road south of MT Highway 87 near the Montana/Idaho border and Horn Creek Road, and report their findings back to the commissioners.


Stay safe, Madison County! Road conditions in Southwest Montana today are icy and unpredictable. The Madisonian has received reports of crashes and cars stuck in drifts up and down the Madison Valley – on Ennis Lake Road, Norris Hill, North Meadow Creek and Highway 84 between Norris and Bozeman in particular. Check the Montana Department […]