Plumas National Forest plans bridge inspections

Expect short travel delays

 Several Plumas National Forest bridges will receive critical bridge inspections Wednesday through Friday, Aug. 7 through 9, and Monday, Sept. 9.

The inspections typically take 1.5 to 2 hours but could take longer if the inspection is stopped to allow traffic by.

Inspections Aug. 7: The first two bridges are located near or on Caribou Road (Forest Service Roads #27N26 & #26N26) including one just south of North Fork Campground and the second is just north of Queen Lily Campground. All Campgrounds, Gansner Bar Fire Station and Caribou Crossing (and points in between) will remain completely accessible. Contact the Mt. Hough Ranger District at 283-0555 for more specific bridge location information.

Inspections Aug. 8: The Golden Trout Crossing Bridge is off Lumpkin Ridge road on Forest Service Road #22N24. There is no alternate access nearby. Contact the Feather River Ranger District at 534-6500 for more specific bridge location information.

Inspections Aug. 9: Half Bridge is located at the spillway of Little Grass Valley Reservoir on Plumas County Road 514. Access beyond the bridge is available by driving around the reservoir on Forest Service Road #22N57. Contact the Feather River Ranger District at 534-6500 for more specific bridge location information.

Inspections Sept. 9: Mosquito Creek Bridge, located near Caribou Road, is several miles north of Queen Lily Campground. Contact the Mt. Hough Ranger District at 283-0555 for more specific bridge location information.

For more information about the Plumas National Forest visit www.fs.usda.gov/plumas.