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  • Portion of Flatwoods Road Temporarily Closed

     CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST:  A portion of Flatwoods Road – National Forest System Road (NFSR) 87 in Sullivan County is closed because of severe damage from spring weather events.

     NFSR 87 is closed approximately 3 miles NE of U.S. Highway 19E and 5 miles SW of the intersection of NFSR 251.  There is no through traffic permitted at this time. The Forest Service is evaluating the damage and a date for reopening the road has not been scheduled.

     National forest visitors can still access Little Oak Recreation Area off NFSR 87 from US HWY 421 and from State Route 44 near Hickory Tree via County Road 2269 – NFSR 251. 

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