Category Archives: Road Reports

Road Report Aug 18

Yellow Pine: Dust abatement is wearing thin and streets are getting dusty. Residential streets that received heavy Fest traffic are extremely dusty. Please drive respectfully. Watch out for kids, horses and deer in the roads – it is summer time in Yellow Pine.

Johnson Creek Road: (Aug 16) Mail truck driver (Elaine) reports Johnson Creek road is “really rough” – especially from Wapiti Meadow Ranch to YP, and pretty bad in the Rustican and Halfway areas.

South Fork / EFSF Road: (Aug 16) Elaine reports the EFSF road is like a “freeway” – it has recently been graded and dust abatement applied Monday (Aug 14.)

Lick Creek: Road is open, reported to be about as rough as usual. No recent update.

Profile Creek Road: a report from Aug 6 the road is in great shape from the turn off to the summit and not too bad going down the far side.

Stibnite to Thunder Mountain: Open, no current report.

Big Creek to Warrens: Warren to the South Fork access update
Regarding road repairs on two areas that slumped this spring on Valley County’s section of the road.
This is the road beyond Warren down to the South Fork of the Salmon River near Trails End Subdivision.
Valley County has contracted the repairs to begin at the end of August. The road will be remain open, except for these listed dates – on these dates the road will be closed.
Aug. 29-30 Road closed to relocate the fiber optic lines at the upper sloughs
Sept. 5- 14 Contractor will complete the upper 2 slough repairs
Sept. 19 – 28 Begin work on lower repair
Oct. 3 -12 Work on lower repair
Oct 17 -26 Complete work on lower repair
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Deadwood Summit: Road open and reported to be rough. No current report.

Golden Gate Road: The road is only passable on foot due to large deep wash-out about 2/3rds of the way up.
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Road Report Aug 16

Yellow Pine: Dust abatement on Yellow Pine Ave and the back Stibnite road is wearing thin and getting dusty, (cloud of dust hanging over the back road this morning.) Residential streets that received heavy Fest traffic are extremely dusty. Please drive respectfully. Watch out for kids, horses and deer in the roads – it is summer time in Yellow Pine.

Johnson Creek Road: (Aug 16) Mail truck driver (Elaine) reports Johnson Creek road is “really rough” – especially from Wapiti Meadow Ranch to YP, and pretty bad in the Rustican and Halfway areas.

South Fork / EFSF Road: (Aug 16) Elaine reports the EFSF road is like a “freeway” – it has recently been graded and dust abatement applied Monday (Aug 14.)

Lick Creek: Road is open, reported to be about as rough as usual.

Profile Creek Road: a report from Sunday (Aug 6) the road is in great shape from the turn off to the summit and not too bad going down the far side.

Stibnite to Thunder Mountain: Open, no current report.

Big Creek to Warrens: Warren to the South Fork access update 8/15
Regarding road repairs on two areas that slumped this spring on Valley County’s section of the road.
This is the road beyond Warren down to the South Fork of the Salmon River near Trails End Subdivision.
Valley County has contracted the repairs to begin at the end of August. The road will be remain open, except for these listed dates – on these dates the road will be closed.
Aug. 29-30 Road closed to relocate the fiber optic lines at the upper sloughs
Sept. 5- 14 Contractor will complete the upper 2 slough repairs
Sept. 19 – 28 Begin work on lower repair
Oct. 3 -12 Work on lower repair
Oct 17 -26 Complete work on lower repair
map:

Deadwood Summit: Road open and reported to be rough.

Golden Gate: Road up Golden Gate Hill is only passable on foot due to large deep wash-out about 2/3rds of the way up.
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Road Report Aug 13

Yellow Pine: Dust abatement on Yellow Pine Ave and the back Stibnite road is wearing thin and getting dusty. Residential streets that received heavy Fest traffic are extremely dusty. Please drive respectfully. Watch out for kids, horses and deer in the roads – it is summer time in Yellow Pine.

Johnson Creek Road: Reports the road is “really rough” – especially from Wapiti Meadow Ranch to YP, and pretty bad in the Rustican and Halfway areas.

South Fork / EFSF Road: A report that the EFSF road has recently been graded. Rumor they will apply dust abatement soon.

Lick Creek: Road is open, reported to be about as rough as usual.

Profile Creek Road: a report from last week the road is in great shape from the turn off to the summit and not too bad going down the far side.

Stibnite to Thunder Mountain: Open, no current report.

Big Creek to Warrens: Open to smaller vehicles, but not to large trucks and trailers. Report from last week that it is pretty rough from Elk Summit to the South Fork.

Deadwood Summit: Road open and reported to be rough.

Golden Gate: Road up Golden Gate Hill is only passable on foot due to large deep wash-out about 2/3rds of the way up.
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Road Report Aug 11

No new reports.

Yellow Pine: Dust abatement on Yellow Pine Ave and the back Stibnite road is wearing thin and getting dusty. Residential streets that received heavy Fest traffic are extremely dusty. Please drive respectfully. Watch out for kids, horses and deer in the roads – it is summer time in Yellow Pine.

Johnson Creek Road: Wednesday (Aug 9) mail truck driver (Robert) says Johnson Creek road from Wapiti Meadow Ranch to YP is really beat up, said its pretty bad in the Rustican and Halfway areas.

South Fork / EFSF Road: Last report is that route is in good shape. EFSF road is pretty beat up and washboardy near Yellow Pine.

Lick Creek: Road is open, reported to be about as rough as usual.

Profile Creek Road: a report from Sunday (Aug 6) the road is in great shape from the turn off to the summit and not too bad going down the far side.

Stibnite to Thunder Mountain: Open, no current report.

Big Creek to Warrens: Open to smaller vehicles, but not to large trucks and trailers. Report from Sunday (Aug 6) that it is pretty rough from Elk Summit to the South Fork.

Deadwood Summit: Road open and reported to be rough.

Golden Gate: Road up Golden Gate Hill is only passable on foot due to large deep wash-out about 2/3rds of the way up.
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Road Report Aug 9

Yellow Pine: Dust abatement on Yellow Pine Ave and the back Stibnite road is wearing thin and getting dusty. Residential streets that received heavy Fest traffic are extremely dusty. Please drive respectfully. Watch out for kids, horses and deer in the roads – it is summer time in Yellow Pine.

Johnson Creek road: Wednesday (Aug 9) mail truck driver (Robert) says Johnson Creek road from Wapiti Meadow Ranch to YP is really beat up, said its pretty bad in the Rustican and Halfway areas. Watch for ATV and UTV traffic.

South Fork / EFSF Road: Last report is that route is in good shape. EFSF road is pretty beat up and washboardy near Yellow Pine.

Lick Creek: Road is open, reported to be about as rough as usual.

Profile Creek Road: a report from Sunday (Aug 6) the road is in great shape from the turn off to the summit and not too bad going down the far side.

Stibnite to Thunder Mountain: Open, no current report.

Big Creek to Warrens: Open to smaller vehicles, but not to large trucks and trailers. Report from Sunday (Aug 6) that it is pretty rough from Elk Summit to the South Fork.

Deadwood Summit: Road open and reported to be rough.

Golden Gate: Road up Golden Gate Hill is only passable on foot due to large deep wash-out about 2/3rds of the way up.
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Road Report Aug 6

Yellow Pine: Dust abatement applied on the main street and on the back Stibnite road. However, residential streets are very dusty. Please drive respectfully. Watch out for kids, horses and deer in the roads – it is summer time in Yellow Pine.

Johnson Creek road: Latest report is the road is getting pretty beat up and VERY washboardy in the Rustican and Halfway areas. Watch for ATV and UTV traffic.

South Fork / EFSF Road: Last report is that route is in good shape. EFSF road is getting beat up and washboardy near Yellow Pine. Watch for Fire Traffic between Krassel and Yellow Pine.

Lick Creek: Road is open, reported to be about as rough as usual.

Profile Creek Road: Profile road is open, but vehicles may be held (up to 60 minutes) by road guards if truck traffic is on the road.

Stibnite to Thunder Mountain: Open, no current report.

Big Creek to Warrens: Open to smaller vehicles, but not to large trucks and trailers.

Deadwood Summit: Road open and reported to be rough.

Golden Gate: Road up Golden Gate Hill is only passable on foot due to large deep wash-out about 2/3rds of the way up.
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Road Report Aug 2

Yellow Pine: Dust abatement applied on the main street and on the back Stibnite road. However, residential streets are very dusty. Please drive respectfully. Watch out for fire traffic, kids and deer in the roads – it is Fest time in Yellow Pine.

Johnson Creek Road: Wednesday (Aug 2) Mail truck driver reports Johnson Creek road is pretty good except it is getting really washboardy in the Rustican and Halfway areas. Watch for ATV and UTV traffic.

South Fork / EFSF Road: Route is in good shape. EFSF road is getting washboardy from all the traffic. Watch for Fire Traffic between Krassel and Yellow Pine.

Lick Creek: Road is open, reported to be “rough”.

Profile Creek Road: Profile road is open to the public, but vehicles may be held (up to 60 minutes) by road guards if truck traffic is on the road. No delays expected during Festival Weekend, but watch for fire traffic!

Stibnite to Thunder Mountain: Open, no current report.

Big Creek to Warrens: Open to smaller vehicles, but not to large trucks and trailers.

Deadwood Summit: Road open and reported to be rough.

Golden Gate: Road up Golden Gate Hill is only passable on foot due to large deep wash-out about 2/3rds of the way up.
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