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Grading Update

Update in from BJ Moore, FLNRO “Squamish Mills has not yet started the grading on the Hurley. Their grader is stuck behind the road washout at 24km on the Lillooet FSR. They are doing an emergency repair to the FSR and hope to be done by this Friday. They said that when their grader is … Continue reading »

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East Hurley Washout

Update July 3rd – The washout has been repaired. Thanks Scott Holden! We were sent a photo of a washout on the East Hurley to Bralorne. Water levels will rise with rain and warming temps so be aware the road may not be passable. SLRD Area A Director Sal Demare will report this to MoTI … Continue reading »

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June 22 Update

Thanks to Kat Patterson for the latest Hurley update and photo. Rough the whole way but definitely worse on the Pemby side. Biggest potholes I ‘ve experienced on the road to date. Washboard on the Gold Bridge side. Another update was received from Mark: I drove on Thursday afternoon. Seems there is a wide variance … Continue reading »

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Moose Poaching

Information Wanted!! Did you travel the Hurley Forest Service Road on June 4 – 7, 2020? Sometime between June 4 – 7, 2020 an adult bull moose was illegally shot and left on the side of the road at the summit of the Hurley FSR. The moose was shot and left to die a slow … Continue reading »

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Hurley Maintenance Update

Update: Bridge repairs were completed July 3rd. Thanks Scott Holden! Message below from BJ Moore, FLNRO about Hurley maintenance and short delays to expect starting June 22. “Scott Holden told me this morning that he plans on starting the bridge repairs to the 9 Mile bridge (15km) on Monday June 22nd. He thinks it should … Continue reading »

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June 7 Update

Thanks to Scott Frizzell for the latest Hurley update and photo. Came west over the Hurley Sunday at 10am. Classic Hurley road was rough and great! Grading has not started yet. Squamish Mills will be grading the full length of the road so expect to see machinery working and please respect their space and slow … Continue reading »

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May 29 Update

Thanks to the latest Hurley updates from Friday afternoon. Yos Gladstone “Came over the Hurley into Gold Bridge yesterday afternoon. ┬áThe switchbacks on the Pemberton side have a bit of loose gravel. The pass is in relatively good shape, they did a great job of plowing. There are two sections with some decent ruts that … Continue reading »

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Hurley is Open

Thanks to Jim Blair for the first Hurley update and photo of the 2020 summer season! Lots of potholes and wildlife so drive slow. Grading has not started yet. Squamish Mills will be grading the full length of the road so expect to see machinery working and please respect their space and slow down. This … Continue reading »

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Opening Update 2020 #7

This will hopefully be the final opening update! The new contractor has one more day of plowing left and the road should be open for tomorrow (Wednesday). Squamish Mills will be grading the full length of the road so expect to see machinery working and please respect their space and slow down. If something happens … Continue reading »

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2020 Opening Update #6

The new contractor moved his cat up to the Hurley and moved Tom’s cat back to Gold Bridge. He got in a day of plowing yesterday and will give us another update tonight. Yesterday someone attempted to drive the Hurley and got a jeep stuck in the snow up top. Luckily someone else came by … Continue reading »

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2020 Opening Update #5

The Province of BC still advises to restrict travel to communities to essential traffic only. Keep our communities safe and explore BC Later. Unfortunately things are not going well for Tom this year and yesterday he had an incident and is unable to work for a while. We would like to wish Tom a speedy … Continue reading »

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2020 Opening Update #4

Update on the progress of the Hurley opening. The Province of BC still advises to restrict travel to communities to essential traffic only. Keep our communities safe and explore BC Later. Update Sunday night. Tom got his cat fixed and unfortunately blew another hose. The shop in Kamloops is closed until Tuesday. We really feel … Continue reading »

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2020 Opening Update #3

Update on the progress of the Hurley opening from BJ Moore, FLNRO. The Province of BC still advises to restrict travel to communities to essential traffic only. Keep our communities safe and explore BC Later. The Hurley is still closed to traffic and at this time the estimated opening is unknown (updated Saturday 5.30pm) We … Continue reading »

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2020 Opening Update #2

Update on the progress of the Hurley opening from BJ Moore, FLNRO. The Province of BC still advises to restrict travel to communities to essential traffic only. Keep our communities safe and explore BC Later. The Hurley is still closed to traffic and at this time the estimated opening is late on Saturday. We will … Continue reading »

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2020 Opening Update

The Province of BC still advises to restrict travel to communities to essential traffic only. Explore BC Later. Thanks to BJ Moore, Engineering Officer, FLNRO and SLRD Area A Director Sal Demare for the update everyone has been waiting for! Snow clearing will start next Monday May 11. The first hurdle will be to clear … Continue reading »

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