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Yacolt Burn State Forest repair work will affect recreation access through summer 
 


MEDIA ADVISORY

May 3, 2012

Yacolt Burn State Forest repair work will affect recreation access through summer
Wait times of up to 30 minutes may be expected at times

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is conducting chip seal and pavement repair on two forest roads in the Yacolt Burn State Forest. During the chip seal and pavement repair project, there will be one lane open with flaggers directing traffic.  Periodically, there will be complete road closures with waits no longer than 30 minutes.

 Who:DNR State Lands Management Program
 What:Chip seal and pavement repair
 When:May 15 – August 31

 Where: 

 

 L-1000 and L-1400 roads, Yacolt Burn State Forest. Recreation sites that may be affected by delays include the Rock Creek and Cold Creek campgrounds, along with the Bells Mountain and Tarbell trail. The road work will also delay traffic going to Larch Correctional Center.
 Why:To chip seal and repair the L-1000 and L-1400 roads

Map, details, and directions are available at: www.dnr.wa.gov/Publications/amp_rec_yacolt_chip_seal_project_map2012.pdf

Details regarding block chip and repair project
The Yacolt Burn State Forest, located north of Washougal/Camas, Washington, contains 90,000 acres of forestland and is a popular recreation area for visitors from the Portland/Vancouver areas.

For more information, contact Jim Shank, 360-901-2703, or jim.shank@dnr.wa.gov.

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Yacolt Burn State Forest road work could cause delays through the end of August 2012.

Media Contact: Diana Lofflin, Recreation Program Communications Manager, 360-902-1169, Diana.Lofflin@dnr.wa.gov  

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