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Muddy spring road conditions increases damage


March 19, 2020

KALISPELL - Snow and ice melt are creating muddy conditions on many National Forest roads.

People planning on driving in the forest should use caution and plan on turning around if they find soft roads. Motorists may encounter roads that the forest has temporarily closed to prevent damage. It’s also important for people to use good judgment if they find an open road that seems too wet for travel.

Traveling on soft roadbeds can lead to expensive repairs and longer-term closures to fix problems.

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