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Chief Mountain temporarily closes due to wildfires

Release Date: 
September 14, 2017

CHIEF MOUNTAIN, Mont. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations announces the seasonal Port of Chief Mountain, Montana, has been temporarily closed due to the threat from wildfires that have also closed Alberta Highway 6, to the north of the port.

Chief Mountain Port
The Chief Mountain Port has closed
temporarily due to a wildfire in the area.

Travelers wishing to enter the United States from the western part of southern Alberta, should plan to use alternate ports of entry:

  • Roosville, Montana: open 24 hours each day. Located on U.S. Highway 93, south of Fernie, British Columbia;

  • Piegan, Montana: open daily, 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Located on U.S. Highway 89, north of Babb, Montana, and south of Cardston, Alberta;

  • Del Bonita, Montana: open daily, until September 15, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., then open daily, September 16, 2017, to May 31, 2018, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Located on Montana Highway 213, south of Magrath, Alberta; and

  • Sweetgrass, Montana: open 24 hours each day. Located on U.S. Interstate 15, south of Milk River, Alberta.

Last modified: 
February 3, 2021