Beartooth Highway

Project Description

The project reconstructed approximately 2.32 miles of Segment 4 of U.S. 212, Beartooth Highway and improved roadway alignment, grade, and 32-feet width. This project started at the Top of the World Store to the Island Lake Campground Approach Road and to the newly constructed HPP 4-1(7) portion of the road west of the Long Lake Outlet Bridge at KP 49.33 (mile post 30.6). The project also included removing and replacing an existing bridge, and construction of a new bridge with a width of 36 feet.

In addition, this project covered improvements to the West Summit Site on the highway east of the roadway improvement project at Beartooth Pass to include grading and installation of aggregate base to the entrance road and parking area.

Key Project Dates

Advertise: Winter 2017
Construction: Spring 2017 – Fall 2018
Completed: Fall 2018

Project Photos

Prior road conditions 1

Prior road conditions.


Prior road conditions 2

Prior road conditions.

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Project Details
Project # WY FLAP US 212(8)
Project Name Beartooth Highway
Location Park County
FLMA Shoshone National Forest
Status Completed

Contact Information

Project Manager: James Kerrigan
Phone: 720-963-3362
Email: James.Kerrigan@dot.gov

Federal Highway Administration
Central Federal Lands Highway Division
12300 West Dakota Avenue
Lakewood, CO 80228
720-963-3500