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The forestry activities in the Hope Creek Rd. area of the Hurley FSR is a cutting permit being operationalized by Interwest Timber. There will be additional road building activities this coming week adjacent to the FSR at Waterfalls Creek – 17 km. Expect to see large equipment (excavators etc) and signage will be put up … Continue reading
Hurley T-Shirts are in stock again and we have placed an order for more hats. Stay tuned for their arrival! T-Shirts are available on the website now! All proceeds go towards the maintenance of this website. Thanks to Debbie Demare for the latest Hurley update. The Hurley FSR was a beehive of activity this morning.The … Continue reading
The Hurley is being graded! Yesterday at lunch time the grader was at about the 30km mark and started at the Gold Bridge side. The Pemberton side is still pretty rough. The summit visibility was poor with a mix of cloud and smoke. Rain fell on and off all day yesterday.
The Hurley is in rough shape after a busy and dry summer. The topic of grading has been discussed with Ministry counterparts around the southern interior. None of them are grading currently and one has even tried with a water truck, with no success. The ground is so dry and the amount of traffic needed … Continue reading
Due to the extreme fire danger in the Kamloops Fire Centre, there is currently a ORV ban on all crown land (ATV, dirt bike, side by side) and this includes the Hurley from the summit to Gold Bridge. Vehicles licensed for highway use are permitted on the Hurley Road but are not permitted to go … Continue reading
Logging operations have been shut down due to the hot and dry weather however, Aspen Planers will be log hauling on the Gold Bridge side of the Hurley starting Tuesday 25 July. They will be running 10 trucks per day from 17km on the Bridge Main and down Road 40 to Lillooet. Starting loading at … Continue reading
The contest for the first Hurley trip of the season photo contest has closed and you can vote on your favourite entry on the Bridge River Valley Facebook page. Fire Danger is extreme and there is a total fire ban which means no campfires, fireworks, bear bangers and no tossing cigarette butts! Be aware that … Continue reading
Hurley has been graded in the middle. Lower switchbacks and Gwenyth Lake to Gold Bridge still waiting to be done. The grader is still up there working. Watch for rocks turned up by grading which can cause flat tires. See if you can spot the Larch trees on the west side of Hurley. Larch is … Continue reading
The grader will be starting work on the Hurley on Tuesday. Work will start on the Gold Bridge side at 3.5km and will go towards the Pemberton side. Watch out for the grader working signs for the location of the grader and please drive with caution around the grader and give the operator space to … Continue reading
Aspen Planers will be commencing log hauling on the Bridge River Main and then down the Hurley FSR to the bridge and onto Rd. 40 starting almost immediately. This will continue to approximately one month (mid-July). You may see loaded and unloaded logging trucks pretty much anytime during the day starting early through to late … Continue reading
Good news about some upcoming maintenance. The section of paved road from the Pemberton Meadows Road to the Lillooet River Bridge that is covered in large pot holes will be repaved in the upcoming weeks. Any road closures for the re-paving will be posted as we hear about them. Please drive slow past the workers … Continue reading
The Hurley will be closed from 11am to noon on Saturday June 3rd around the 17km bridge for road work. Please drive slow through the construction area before and after the closure. The road is muddy and rough and will be graded soon. The East Hurley is also open. Take your time and enjoy the … Continue reading
Snow clearing on the Hurley was completed this afternoon. Streams are running high up there and there is also still the potential for Green Mountain avalanche to come down so there is no stopping between 9 km and 13 km on the Gold Bridge side. Expect muddy and icy patches and watch out for oncoming … Continue reading
Tom is out to around 34 km from Gold Bridge. He’s into the deep and hard snow now. We are expecting the road will be opened early next week sometime. Thanks to machine operator Tom Illidge for the update and photos of his work day yesterday. More updates will be posted as they come in.
Winter is holding on at the Hurley summit and there is still 5.5 feet of snow up there! Snow removal will start on Thursday from the Gold Bridge side and we expect the road to be open sometime the week of May 29th. Another update will be made when the actual date of opening is … Continue reading