Road Reports June 13, 2021

Please share road reports. Conditions can change quickly, be prepared for rocks and trees in the road. There is still snow in higher elevations, but it melting fast (rivers are running below normal.) Remember there is no cell phone service. Please turn on your vehicle lights when traveling our narrow mountain roads.

Yellow Pine: Local streets are dry and dusty. Please respect residents and wildlife and SLOW DOWN.
Drivers, please don’t speed through neighborhoods. Locals brake for kids, dogs, horses, deer, elk and squirrels.
link: Local Forecast
Yellow Pine Webcam (check date on image)

Highway 55 Webcams Link:
Starting June 1, crews will transition into their summer construction schedule. Drivers can anticipate single-lane, alternating traffic controlled by flaggers Monday – early Friday morning. From Friday morning – Sunday, and any major holidays, the road will be open to two lanes. This schedule will be in place until September.
Project link:

Warm Lake Highway: Open, the old avalanche was cleared.
link: SNOTEL Big Creek Summit 6580′

South Fork Road: Open – Watch for young wildlife.
Spring weight limits in effect.
link: Tea Pot Weather Station 5175′
link: South Fork Stream Gauge

EFSF Road: Open – Watch for rocks.
No current report.

Johnson Creek Road: Open per Valley County
Report June 9: Mail truck came in via Johnson Creek road – said the road is rough (it has not been bladed yet this year.)
link: Johnson Creek Airstrip Webcam
link: Johnson Creek Stream Gauge
Note: The elevation at Landmark is 6,630 feet

Lick Creek: Open per Valley County
Report Wed (June 9) “Lick Creek is rougher then crap, as usual. Watch out for the deep ruts on the McCall side and the culvert that is coming up through the road about Box Lake. Lots of trees still into the road but a truck can pass through just go slow. Watch for ATV/UTV’S racing through there; … as they forget Lick Creek is a multiuser road.” -KA
Note: The elevation at Lick Creek Summit is 6,877 feet

Profile Creek Road: Closed (should be open soon.)
Report Fri (June 11) people have “beaten” their way over the summit with difficulty.
Note: The elevation at Profile summit is 7607 feet.

Link: Big Creek Webcam (check date on image)

Yellow Pine to Stibnite: Open
No current report.
link: Stibnite Weather Station 6594′

Stibnite to Thunder Mountain: Closed to wheeled vehicles.
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.

Deadwood Summit: Open per Valley County June 9th.
No current report.
Note: The approx. elevation at Deadwood Summit is 6,883 feet.
link: SNOTEL Deadwood Summit 6860′

Warren Wagon Road: Open
Update from Payette NF May 27: “Secesh Summit to Burgdorf/Warren – Open. Warren Summit – Open to the South Fork Salmon River.”

New Link
Valley County Road Maintenance Dashboard
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