Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Road from Warren to South Fork Salmon River to be closed July 31 - August 14

Sharing news from the Payette National Forest ... 

McCall, ID - The Forest Service will be replacing the Mayflower culvert with a fish friendly “Aquatic Organism Passage” box culvert two miles east of Warren on Warren Wagon Road (#340) next week. The road will be closed at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 31, and will remain closed through August 14. During the construction project, the road will be closed to all motorized travel, however foot traffic will be allowed.

During the closure period the public will not be able to drive from Warren to the South Fork of the Salmon River. The closure points will be at the junction of Warren Wagon Road (#340) and Pony Meadows Road (#359) and at Warren Summit. During the road closure, alternate access to the area east of Warren Summit will be via Yellow Pine and Big Creek. 

There may be delays of up to 2 hours from 12:00 noon to 6:00 p.m. on Monday, July 30 while the contractor moves equipment in and starts preparing the site.  Please call Will Perry with questions or concerns at 208-634-0767 or visit the PNF Road Conditions Page at: http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/payette/home/?cid=stelprdb5109592.


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