FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 27, 2014
Murdock Beach access forest road to close for survey
Access forest road will be closed March 4 - 5 for soil testing
OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Natural Resources will close the forest road that accesses Murdock Beach for soil suitability testing.
| Who:||Washington State Department of Natural Resources|
| What:||Murdock Beach access forest road closure|
| When:||March 4 - 5, 2014 |
| Where: ||Clallam County, junction of Hwy 112 and forest road PA-S-2500|
| Why:||Forest road survey to determine soil suitability before fish barrier removal begins |
The temporary forest road closure will be at junction of US Highway 112 and PA-S-2500 forest road, blocking access to the PA-S-2510 beach access road and the PA-S-2600 forest access road.
The DNR Timber Sales program will be taking core samples of the forest road to determine soil suitability to prepare for a fish barrier culvert removal.
Map and web links
For updates on the closure, please visit DNR’s recreation updates page. Closure updates will also be posted on DNR’s Facebook and Twitter sites.
View a map of the closed forest roads here: http://1.usa.gov/1kpnAis
Recreation on DNR-managed lands
DNR seeks to provide outdoor recreation opportunities to the public throughout Washington State. Recreation on DNR-managed lands includes activities such as hiking, hunting, fishing, horseback riding, camping, off-road vehicle (ORV) riding, mountain biking, and boating.
The agency provides trails and campgrounds in a primitive, natural setting. Most recreation on these lands takes place in the 2.2 million acres of forests that DNR manages as state trust lands. DNR manages approximately 1,100 miles of trails and 143 recreation sites on a wide variety of landscapes across the state.
Media Contact: Jessica Payne, DNR Communications & Outreach Coordinator, 360-902-1066, firstname.lastname@example.org
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