Forest roads to close before incoming storms

By Signal Staff

Last update: Thursday, December 15th, 2016

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Works issued this news release.

 

Based on the forecast of moderate to heavy rainfall in mountain areas and snow at higher elevations, LA County Public Works will close public access to the following road segments in the Angeles National Forest effective today, Dec. 15, at 4 p.m.

Local access will not be permitted until the road closures are lifted. The closures will remain in effect until the storm system has passed and the roads have been inspected.

Residents and motorists are urged to visit LA County’s storm season preparedness website at lacounty.gov/larain. For further updates and notification on road conditions, visit LA County’s road closure website at dpw.lacounty.gov/roadclosures.

 

Residents, business owners and persons with access or functional needs may also call 2-1-1 for LA County information and referral services regarding post disaster resources that are available to those affected by the floods and debris and mud flow. The toll-free 2-1-1 number is available 24 hours a day and seven days a week.  211 LA County Services can also be accessed by visiting www.211la.org.

 

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Forest roads to close before incoming storms

Bouquet Canyon Road. Katharine Lotze/The Signal

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Works issued this news release.

 

Based on the forecast of moderate to heavy rainfall in mountain areas and snow at higher elevations, LA County Public Works will close public access to the following road segments in the Angeles National Forest effective today, Dec. 15, at 4 p.m.

  • Bouquet Canyon Road, from six miles south of Spunky Canyon Road (near Mile Marker 12.55) to the southern boundary of the Angeles National Forest (near Mile Marker 15.97).
  • Glendora Ridge Road, from Glendora Mountain Road to Mt. Baldy Road.

Local access will not be permitted until the road closures are lifted. The closures will remain in effect until the storm system has passed and the roads have been inspected.

Residents and motorists are urged to visit LA County’s storm season preparedness website at lacounty.gov/larain. For further updates and notification on road conditions, visit LA County’s road closure website at dpw.lacounty.gov/roadclosures.

 

Residents, business owners and persons with access or functional needs may also call 2-1-1 for LA County information and referral services regarding post disaster resources that are available to those affected by the floods and debris and mud flow. The toll-free 2-1-1 number is available 24 hours a day and seven days a week.  211 LA County Services can also be accessed by visiting www.211la.org.

 

Signal Staff

Signal Staff