Lowman Ranger District Temporarily Closes Clear Creek Road For Public Safety


(ED—A map of the area affected is attached.)

Boise, Idaho - The Clear Creek road [National Forest System (NFS) road 582] will be closed for public safety while roadside hazard trees are removed. The road closure begins at Idaho State Highway 21 and continues to the junction of NFS road 510 from Dec. 1, 2017, through March 31, 2018, unless rescinded earlier by the Forest Supervisor.

Local landowners and their guests, who want to access their private property along Clear Creek are exempt from this order. For specific information about this order, follow the link below and scroll down to the Lowman Ranger District.

All motorists are reminded to drive defensively since they may encounter increased traffic from logging trucks in the area and along the Banks to Lowman road (Forest Highway 17).

Forest visitors should be prepared since weather conditions this time of the year can be very unpredictable. Carry extra provisions and let someone know about your travel plans.

Before venturing into a burned area, look for posted warning signs or current closure orders and be aware of your surroundings.

A detailed description of the closure is attached.

For this and all Boise National Forest area closures visit https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/boise/alerts-notices


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