From the Montana Department of Transportation, this is an alert for travelers on US-12 south of Missoula between Lolo and the Idaho State Line on Thursday August 22, 2013 at 11:00 am
The road is closed from Graves Creek at milepost 16 to the junction with US 93 at Lolo due to wildfires. The duration of the closure is unknown at this time.
Eastbound traffic from Idaho is being detoured at milepost 16 north to I-90 near Alberton on Forest Service Road - Graves Creek/Petty Creek. All semi-trucks and large motor coaches must use an alternate route due to road condition and gravel surface. All other travelers use detour at your own discretion. US-12 westbound traffic must use alternate route.