Here’s a road report from our good friend and neighbor Betsy Holycross… We’ve had some warm weather and the road thaws and re-freezes. This morning a logging truck lost it at about Mile 24 and dumped on its side on the east side of the road. Driver is OK and he didn’t have a load.… Read More »
Janet Leigh writes… Our source at the road department tells us that a snowplow (dump truck, not the usual grader) will be on NF Rd in about an hour. No excuse not to come to the NYE party now.
We just came up the North Fork road this afternoon and it’s a little dicey. There is some ice, some compacted snow, and then stretches that don’t have anything. The pavement at Home Ranch Bottoms had a lot of ice in stretches. They are predicting rain for tomorrow, so that on top of the existing… Read More »
There is a rumor that the North Fork road is grated between Camas and HRB.
Lisa Hale Gallagher wrote to the county and asked about grating the North Fork road. Here is their response… Good morning Lisa: Thanks for your email. With the onset of the normal July heat and little rain we stop our grading of gravel roads around the County. Water is a key part of the grading… Read More »
Here’s an important message from Becky Braunig… A large long red belly dump truck has been on the road this week. Two folks encountered it–it almost ran one person off the road today, did not move over, and was going at a high rate of speed. The other person who saw it two days ago… Read More »
Here’s a message from Bill Walker… Just to let everyone know, the Tuchuck Campground is accessible. Lynn and I drove in yesterday (May 25). The only significant problem at the campground was a fairly substantial blow-down that nailed the loading ramp.Otherwise, the facilities appear to be in good shape. Trail Creek Road is as good — or… Read More »
The Daily Inter Lake reports that steady snowfall on Thursday spurred dozens of crashes across the Flathead Valley and caused a temporary closure of U.S. 93. A severe road-condition warning was put into effect from Somers to Polson along the west shore of Flathead Lake from about 12:40 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Read the full… Read More »
Alan Peura wrote yesterday… I heard from a contractor that the grader has started working on the lower NF Road below Camas!!
Forest System Road #114 Trail Creek /Graves Creek is now open. It was closed for public safety due to fire activity from the Gibraltar Ridge and Weasel Fires. The road closure began at Tuchuck Campground and extended through the Kootenai National Forest to Graves Creek (Milepost 8.8 – 14.8). The area closures in upper Trail… Read More »