Buffalo, Wyo. (August 19, 2013) – A portion of Forest System Road 18, the old Tensleep highway, will be closed to through traffic for about two and a half weeks beginning Wednesday, August 21, 2013. Forest Service road crews will work to repair a slide located about 2 ½ miles above the Tensleep Fish Hatchery.
Travelers will be able to drive on Forest System Road 18 from above and below the closure while repair work is taking place. Signs at both ends of the road will notify travelers about the closure, and barricades will be placed where the actual work will occur.
For more information about road conditions in the Powder River Ranger District, contact the district office at 307.684.7806.