Road Reports June 19, 2019

We are getting wind this afternoon, watch for trees in the road. Johnson Creek road and the road from Landmark to Deadwood are open, Profile summit will be open soon. Lick Creek road is still closed. Many high elevation roads are still closed. Be prepared for rocks and trees in the road, remember there is no cell phone service. Please share road reports.

Yellow Pine: Local streets are dusty. Please respect residents and slow down!
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Yellow Pine Webcam: (check date on image)

Warm Lake Highway: Clear
SNOTEL Big Creek Summit 6580′

Highway 55 Webcams Link:
Work to repave Idaho Highway 55 from milepost 91 to milepost 97 near Smiths Ferry will begin Thursday, May 9th and continue until the end of June, according to Idaho Transportation Department officials.
During the work, traffic will be reduced to a single lane, controlled by flaggers and a pilot car. Motorists should plan for delays of up to thirty minutes. Work will not be done after 12 noon Fridays through the weekends.
Report June 5: About a 20 minute delay for road work.

South Fork Road: Open. No current report.
Note: The maintenance by Valley County has ended for the season and turned back to the USFS.
Tea Pot Weather Station 5175′
South Fork Stream Gauge:

EFSF Road: Open. No current report.

Johnson Creek Road: Open.
Report Wednesday (June 19) mail truck driver (Robert) says the road getting a little rough from all the traffic. Cut one tree out that was sticking out into the road.
Johnson Creek Airstrip Webcam:
Johnson Creek Stream Gauge:
The elevation at Landmark is 6,630 feet

Lick Creek: Closed.
Report Sunday June 16: Road still closed. “Still not passable with a truck but side by sides have been making it over.” – JB
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photo by John B
Note: The elevation at Lick Creek Summit is 6,877 feet

Profile Creek Road: Soon
Report June 19th: the road to Big Creek will be open any day now. We were able to drive 4 wheelers within a 1/4 mile of the top on the BC side Sunday [June 16] afternoon. Vitas had cut all the trees out on the YP side last week.
Note: The elevation at Profile summit is 7607 feet.

Big Creek Webcam: (check date on image)

Yellow Pine to Stibnite: Closed to public for safety
Update from Midas Gold June 11:
The road is now passable with vehicles, but OK Gravel will continue to establish the grade around the corner. Please use caution, as construction will be going on for a while.

photo courtesy Midas gold
Stibnite Road Update June 14 (from Midas Gold)
OK Gravel is continuing its work to repair the final sections of Stibnite Road. Crews have been able to clear debris off of the road, so it is once again wide enough for vehicles. OK Gravel still must reestablish the grade of the road and clear debris that still remains on the road. To keep everyone safe, Stibnite Road will remain closed to the public while construction wraps up. OK Gravel, Midas Gold and the Valley County Road Superintendent maintain committed to opening the road as soon as possible.
Stibnite Weather Station 6594′

Stibnite to Thunder Mountain: Closed.
Note: The elevation at Monumental Summit is 8590 feet.

Big Creek to Elk Summit to Warrens Road: Closed to wheeled vehicles.
Note: The elevation at Elk Summit is nearly 9000 feet.

Secesh: Report June 3: The road from McCall to Secesh is open. Construction on Warren Wagon Road during the week.

Deadwood Summit: Reported Open June 16th
Note: The approx elevation at Deadwood Summit is 6,883 feet.
SNOTEL Deadwood Summit 6860′
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