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City Projects

Somers Avenue Reconstruction Project

The City of Whitefish is planning to reconstruct 6 blocks of Somers Avenue, from East 2nd Street  to East 8th Street in the year 2018. The City has selected the engineering firm of Robert Peccia & Associates (RPA) of Kalispell to assist them with project management, public involvement, engineering design and construction administration and observation.  The project will generally include roadway reconstruction and water main removal and replacement.

Wastewater Permitting & Facility Improvement Project

The City of Whitefish has hired a consulting team utilizing Anderson-Montgomery Consulting Engineers of Helena, in association with Robert Peccia & Associates of Kalispell, to assess the City's wastewater treatment plant and collection system.  The age and condition of the wastewater facilities in the City, as well as new regulatory treatment standards, provides the impetus for the technical assessment.  The City has over 58 miles of sewage main and 17 lift stations required to serve the homes and businesses found on the varied topography throughout the community.  The treatment system utilizes a lagoon-based technology that has been modified and upgraded several times over the last 40 years including the inclusion of a mechanical process to remove the nutrient phosphorous.  Both the wastewater collection facilities and the treatment plant will require improvements to make the system effective and capable of complying with new anticipated treatment standards.  


Connect Whitefish Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan 

Approved March 2017
Appendix A- Connect Whitefish Maps
Appendix B- Definitions & Design Guideline
Appendix C- Public Outreach
Appendix D- Survey Results
Appendix E- Examples and Reference Materials
Connectivity & Safety Project Tables
Bicycle and Pedestrain Map
The City of Whitefish adopted the current Whitefish Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan in 1998.  Since then the city council has adopted amendments to the plan in 2003 an 2007. The Whitefish Bike/Ped Master Plan is a document being created for the City of Whitefish which will help guide city decision makers in creating and maintaining bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure in Whitefish over the next 20 years. This plan looks at the current state of bicycle and pedestrian options, uses input from the community (that's you!) to choose priorities, and then offers suggestions on how to achieve the selected goals and priorities.




West 7th Street Reconstruction Project- Completed October 2016

The Whitefish Public Works Department has a goal to reconstruct 5 to 10 blocks of streets and utilities each year.  The City's Street Reconstruction Priority List identifies West 7th Street as the project to be completed Fall of 2016.

Public Meeting - April 20, 2016

For additional information or questions please contact the Public Works Department by email, via postal service to the Public Works Department at P.O. Box 158, dropping a letter or note off at the front counter in City Hall or by calling (406) 863-2460 (406) 863-2460.


E. Second Street Reconstruction Project - Completed 2015

Phase I of the E. Second Street Reconstruction Project has been completed and Phase II is underway.  The Whitefish Public Works Department awarded the Phase II portion of the project to Knife River who began work June 9th, 2014.  Work is scheduled to continue through the end of September 2014.  The project consists of reconstruction of approximately 4,000 linear feet of East 2nd Street, beginning just east of Larch Lane.  The work will include roadway excavation and placement of new gravel and asphalt, new curb and gutter, new sidewalks, new storm drain systems, new sanitary sewer systems, new water mains and services, new street lighting systems, railroad crossing improvements and other miscellaneous improvements.  The contractor will have traffic control in place and emergency responders have been notified of the project schedule.  If you have any questions concerning the project, please contact the Project Manager, Brandon Theis of Robert Peccia & Associates, at 406-752-5025406-752-5025 or cell 212-4915 or City of Whitefish Senior Project Engineer, Karin Hilding, at 863-2450.