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Work on Forest Service Road #247 Pauses Over Holiday Weekend to Allow Increased Travel

Travelers to the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests’ North Fork Ranger District should note that roadwork on Forest Service Road #247 will be paused during the upcoming Fourth of July holiday weekend. Crews will stop work at 4:30 p.m. (PDT) tomorrow, June 30, and resume at 7 a.m. (PDT) on July 5 to allow for holiday travel.

Repairs are also complete on Forest Service Road #250 following a washout, and the road is once again open to public access.

For more information, please call the North Fork Ranger District (208-476-4541). All Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests closure information is available on the Public Notices webpage ( or by contacting your local ranger station. #NPClwNF#KnowBeforeYouGo

(Photo: Orogrande Creek, North Fork Ranger District, Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests. USDA Forest Service file photo.)