Highway 12 closed on Idaho side

MISSOULA, Mont. - The Idaho Transportation Department is reporting that a portion of Highway 12 is closed in Idaho.

The highway is closed between Pete King Creek Road and Parachute Hill Road (24 to 85 miles east of the Kooskia area). The road is closed. There is risk of an avalanche.

The closed location starts about 13 miles southwest of the Montana state line and continues southwest. The closed portion stretches from milepost 100 to milepost 161, This is from Lowell to Powell.

Conditions are listed as snowy from Bald Mountain in Idaho to the Montana state line.

From Lolo Pass into Montana, the Montana Department of Transportation reports Highway 12 is snow covered and icy.