Kootenai Falls Swinging Bridge

Kootenai Falls Swinging Bridge Hovering 35 feet above the raging rapids of Kootenai River in northwestern Montana, Kootenai Falls Swinging Bridge presents an incredible tourism destination and a major attraction to the Libby and Troy communities. After parking directly off Highway 2, a short trail provides passage to the Swinging Bridge and breathtaking Kootenai Falls. Managed by the US Forest Service, the bridge was originally built in 1937 by the Civilian Conservation Corps, to provide access for firefighters to the north side of the river. After a decade of use, the original structure was swept away by the surging Kootenai River in the spring ofRead More →

Morrison-Maierle receives three ACEC Engineering Excellence Awards The Montana Chapter of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) recently awarded Morrison-Maierle with three 2019 Engineering Excellence Awards for projects in the transportation, structural systems, and building/technology categories. Design teams from the firm’s offices in Bozeman, Missoula, and Helena accepted the awards for their work on these projects. The firm’s Bert Mooney Airport Terminal project incorporated many cost-saving engineering measures that helped create a new terminal that now meets all security and safety measures while honoring Butte’s rich history with structural and architectural elements throughout the building. Morrison-Maierle worked with Butte-native, Paul Powers, who is theRead More →