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By Roger Dey
Blackfoot Valley Dispatch 

Forest roads in tough shape following long winter, wet spring


Roger Dey

A washout around a large culvert on Sucker Creek Road keeps a section of the road closed and prevents through traffic to Copper Creek Road. The damage tops the list for repair this summer.

A long, hard winter and heavy spring runoff exacerbated by the conditions left behind after last year's fires, which destroyed trees that absorb water and the surface vegetation that slows it down, took a toll on roads around the Lincoln Ranger District

Forest users heading into the National Forest around Lincoln this summer may want to be on the look out for damaged roads as well as closures f...

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