Friday Semi rollover sends traffic to Frontage Road
February 8, 2023
On February 3, 2023, at approximately 10:45 a.m., Gallatin County 911 Dispatch received a report of a semi-truck rollover on Interstate 90 near mile marker 284. The rollover partially blocked the eastbound lane of traffic. The semi-truck was carrying a load of cattle. Many of the cattle survived but some died as a result of the crash and some needed to be dispatched due to the severity of their injuries. To protect the first responders working at the scene and to protect the motoring public, all interstate traffic between Logan and Manhattan was diverted onto the Frontage Road.
The westbound lane between Logan and Manhattan was opened at 3:30 p.m. The westbound lane was opened at 5:30 p.m.
Agencies involved in this event include the Gallatin County Sheriff's Office, Montana Highway Patrol, Manhattan Fire Department, Three Forks Fire Department, Gallatin River Ranch Fire Department, Department of Livestock, Gallatin Solid Waste Management, Montana Department of Transportation, as well as citizen volunteers and private tow truck companies.