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NorthWestern Energy power line upgrade in downtown Great Falls will detour weekend traffic

Date: Aug 2, 2022

Great Falls, Mont. – Aug. 3, 2022 – NorthWestern Energy is upgrading power lines in downtown Great Falls.

Traffic will be detoured from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5 and from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7 on 4th Street North from Central Avenue to 1st Street North. The alley between Central Avenue and 1st Avenue North from 2nd Street North to 5th Street North will be closed from the morning of Friday, Aug. 5 to the evening of Sunday, Aug. 7.

The upgraded lines will increase service reliability. Traffic interruptions during the construction work are required for the safety of the public and crews.

NorthWestern Energy appreciates the patience of our customers in the area and drivers during this project.

For more information, contact NorthWestern Energy at 888-467-2669.

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NorthWestern Corporation, doing business as NorthWestern Energy, provides essential energy infrastructure and valuable services that enrich lives and empower communities while serving as long-term partners to our customers and communities. We are working to deliver safe, reliable, and innovative energy solutions that create value for customers, communities, employees, and investors. This includes bridging our history as a regulated utility safely providing low-cost and reliable service with our future as a globally-aware company offering a broader array of services performed by highly-adaptable and skilled employees. We provide electricity and / or natural gas to approximately 753,600 customers in Montana, South Dakota, Nebraska and Yellowstone National Park. We have provided service in South Dakota and Nebraska since 1923 and in Montana since 2002. More information is available on the company's Web site at

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