Road Reports Sept 18, 2019

Reminder the South Fork road is closed from 7am to 4pm Monday thru Friday. Be prepared for rocks and trees in the road and remember there is no cell phone service. Please share road reports.

Yellow Pine: Wet weather the past couple of days has settled the dust. Please respect your neighbors and slow down!
link: Local Forecast.
Yellow Pine Webcam: (check date on image)

Warm Lake Highway: Clear
link: SNOTEL Big Creek Summit 6580′

Highway 55 Webcams Link:

South Fork Road: Closed Monday through Friday from 7am to 4pm on weekdays, with no closures over the weekends.
Map w/info for September 16 through 20:
More info:
link: Tea Pot Weather Station 5175′
link: South Fork Stream Gauge

EFSF Road: Last report Sunday (Aug 11) the road is still in good shape.

Johnson Creek Road: Watch for extra traffic due to closures on the South Fork route.
Monday (Sept 16) a report “The upper steep portion of the Johnson Creek road is in bad shape, but a crew was working their way towards YP from Landmark doing road maintenance.” – CG
Tuesday (Sept 17) report “Deputy Sheriff reports light snow at Landmark last night. Road grader is working Johnson Creek Road and graded sections are a bit slick after last night’s rain.” – LI
Wednesday (Sept 18) mail truck driver (Robert) reports Johnson Creek road has been bladed and in great shape.
link: Johnson Creek Airstrip Webcam
link: Johnson Creek Stream Gauge
The elevation at Landmark is 6,630 feet

Lick Creek: Reported open June 23. Report Sept 12: Rough.
Note: The elevation at Lick Creek Summit is 6,877 feet

Profile Creek Road: Reported open June 23.
Report Tuesday (Sept 17) “Big Creek residents report light snow at Profile summit area, but it did not stick on the road.” – LI
Note: Report from Sept 4: Valley County Road Dept. is fixing the damage at Profile Creek intersection.
Report Sunday (Aug 25) Yellow Pine to Big Creek turn off is great. Profile to the top is the same rocks and bumps everywhere. Watch out for the new ski jump culvert they put in down at the bottom after the turn off. Over the top of Profile to Big Creek is the same as always. Trees on the side of the road where people have cut them just enough to get thru.
Note: The elevation at Profile summit is 7607 feet.

Big Creek Webcam: (check date on image)

Yellow Pine to Stibnite: Open with cautions – expect delays in the work area.
Last update from Valley Co. Road Dept Sept 4: “Last Thursday the crew was fixing the damage at Profile Creek intersection. They should be done with that this week. I took the road closed sign down going towards Stibnite. As soon as they are done with the riprap at Profile Creek they will start laying the crush material on the repairs. Sam, from Midas, said the crews will also be getting started blading the road from Yellow Pine to Stibnite shortly. Midas will also be applying road stabilizer from Yellow Pine to Stibnite as soon as it is bladed.”
link: Stibnite Weather Station 6594′

Stibnite to Thunder Mountain: Reported open June 30. Watch for gravel trucks between YP and Stibnite.
Note: The elevation at Monumental Summit is 8590 feet.

Big Creek to Elk Summit to Warrens Road: Open and rough.
Note: The elevation at Elk Summit is nearly 9000 feet.

Warren Wagon Road: West of Payette Lake road is closed for construction Monday-Friday from 8am to noon and from 1pm to 5pm.
Netheker Fire 100% contained

Secesh: Road is open to Secesh.

Stanley to Landmark: Forest road 579 temporary closure planned from September 16th – Sept. 29th for maintenance.
map link:

Deadwood Summit: Reported Open June 16th
Report Aug 11: from Landmark to Deadwood really good until the last 10 miles to the lake.
Last report from VCSO Aug 14: Forest road 579, Landmark to Stanley Road, temporary closure planned from September 16th – Sept. 29th for maintenance.
Old report from BNF June 26th: Access to Deadwood Campgrounds is open along FS 579 road from State Highway 21. Access to Deadwood Campgrounds from FS 582 (Clear Creek Rd) to FS 579 is open. Cascade to Landmark access to Deadwood Campgrounds via FS 579 road is open. FS 555 road to Deadwood Campgrounds is too rough to travel and not a recommended route.
Note: The approx elevation at Deadwood Summit is 6,883 feet.
link: SNOTEL Deadwood Summit 6860′