A two-vehicle head-on collision between a sports utility vehicle and a semi tanker truck resulted in the shut down of Highway 191 for three and a half hours the evening of Dec. 22.
It could be called the canyon crunch – the dreaded commute between Bozeman and Big Sky. Many are making the trek as employment opportunities continue to flourish in the area, the population steadily increases and affordable housing remains an issue.
Beginning in August and continuing through November, guardrails will be updated along Highway 191 resulting in 15 minute delays during construction times. This project will start near Moose Creek Campground and end by the Hellroaring trailhead.
Once you live in Big Sky long enough, said Lee Griffiths with Big Sky Rotary, you begin to associate specific names and tragic events with the white crosses marking fatal traffic accidents in Gallatin Canyon. So about 10 years ago, said Griffiths, the Rotary installed three emergency call boxes at Moose Creek, Karst Stage and Taylor Fork.