Tag Archives: road

North Fork Road Hideous

By | October 23, 2019

Here’s a note from Gerry Stearns… As of 10/22, North Fork Road hideous: Muddy, slippery and dangerous. The grader was coming up, though, but don’t know how far. Had done to about Great Northern Flats.

Trail Creek Road Still Not Passable

By | June 12, 2019

Here’s a note from Cheryl Crane on June 8… This happens at least once every year. Someone decides to drive across Trail Creek too soon and becomes stuck. One of the two men walked ten miles back to our place (4.5 hours of walking) to look for help. Larry pulled them out last night. Every… Read More »

Road is Slick

By | February 2, 2019

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.

North Fork Road Report

By | February 1, 2019

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.

Dead Cow Moose

By | January 31, 2019

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 »

Road Report – Jan. 23, 2019

By | January 23, 2019

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.

Important Road Report

By | January 4, 2019

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 »

Snowplow on the NF Road

By | December 31, 2018

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.