This is from Bill Walker who got it from Margaret Heaphy… don’t you love the NF? This morning, Margaret Heaphy reported the road as very slick, with water running over ice. They had to chain up to get down Vance Hill and conditions are likely worse further north.
Greg Evans wrote… Lower section of road is ice. Be careful meeting frequent logging trucks. Deep sugar snow at edge of road resulted in at least two stuck vehicles yesterday.
The following was from Vernon Pettey yesterday… “On way back up the North Fork road this evening drove by a dead cow moose, (possibly road kill?) at mile marker 5 (by springs). Road crew had tractor and flatbed picking it up off the road. Patrol had north bound lane closed.” Please be careful on the… Read More »
Jim Rittenburg writes… Did 4am airport run this morning. More new snow in CF than in the NF. About 8″ in CF when I headed back to Polebridge at around 8:30am. NF road was already plowed and in good shape on the way back up.
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 »