UPDATED Friday, June 6 at 4:40pm: from the Montana Department of Transportation:

Zimmerman Trail will be closed beginning at approximately 7am on Friday, June 7th and will remain closed through early evening on Saturday, June 8th. It will be closed again during working hours (anticipated to be between approximately 7am-7pm) beginning Monday, June 10th through Thursday, June 13th.

Motorists who frequently use Zimmerman Trail are being alerted that an alternate route will be needed starting this Friday (6/7).

The Montana Department of Transportation has message boards off Rimrock Road and on Highway 3 that are letting travelers know Zimmerman Trail will be closed from Friday, June 7 until Thursday, June 13.

Credit: Johnny Vincent

MDT did confirm by phone that road striping and chip sealing is part of the maintenance that will be completed during the closure. There were no exact times given when Zimmerman Trail will close on Friday other than saying it will be "first thing in the morning."

Credit: Johnny Vincent