BOISE, Idaho, May 23, 2018 – The Lowman Ranger District has temporarily closed National Forest System (NFS) road 545 to all motorized use while roadside hazard tree removal operations take place as a result of the Pioneer Fire. Known as Long Creek Road and located approximately 4 miles north of Lowman, this closure will remain in effect through July 10.
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Long Creek Road summer home residents and their guests will be allowed to drive vehicles for the specific purpose of accessing their summer homes.
This closure will start at the junction of NFS road 582 (Clear Creek Road) and proceeds in a northeasterly direction 15.5 miles to the junction with NFS road 515.
All motorists in the Lowman area should use caution since heavy traffic and large trucks will be traveling the area in support of hazard tree removal and logging operations.
Forest visitors are also reminded to be cautious this time of year when weather conditions are unpredictable. Roads may still be snow covered or muddy on much of the forest. Please know before you go and take precautions.
For more information, call the Lowman Ranger District at (208) 259-3361.
For all current closures within the Boise National Forest visit: https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/boise/alerts-notices