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Train derailment briefly closes highway near Ash Grove

Posted: 8:13 PM, May 29, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-29 22:13:51-04

HELENA – The  Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office  posted Wednesday afternoon that a train derailment briefly closed Highway 518.

The post stated:

Highway 518 between Montana City and East Helena is currently blocked due to a train derailment near Ash Grove. Rail crews are responding to the incident. Please avoid the area. We will update this page as more information becomes available.

Update: Rail crews were able to quickly remove the train from blocking the roadway. Highway 518 between Montana City and East Helena is now open.