The Hurley was plowed again after the storm earlier this week. Logging activity ends tomorrow on Friday Dec 22 so expect lots of industrial traffic. The road will not be maintained after Friday so enjoy it while it lasts! Thanks to Mike for the photo from last night.
The East Hurley has a washout about 300m east of the junction with the Hurley Main. The culvert is sitting in the channel cut across the road which is 150cm deep and about 300cm wide and impassible by truck or sled. Beavers have since dammed the higher side so expect more washouts in the spring. Both sides of the pond are covered in ice to thin to cross by sled. Thanks to Conny for the update.
The Hurley is getting lots of different types of traffic. The road is plowed narrow so please drive slow and stay on your side of the road. If you have a radio they are using Resource Road Channel 19. If you choose to drive the Hurley at this time of the year, you may be sharing the road with logging trucks and other heavy machinery. Be prepared to experience all kinds of weather and winter driving conditions. Winter driving skills, 4 x4, chains and good snow tires are essential for travel. A survival/safety kit are good things to carry in your truck. Conditions can change fast at anytime up there with the fluctuating temperatures & weather.
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