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  • NFSR #67 - Partial Road Closure Due To Storm

    Cleveland, TN.—April 23, 2020 — Due to recent storm damage NFSR #67 is closed at the intersection of NFSR #221 Peavine Road to the Sawmill Branch crossing.  Road Closure Map

    USDA Forest Service officials at the Cherokee National Forest say National Forest System Roads were heavily impacted by recent severe spring storms. High water, numerous trees across roads, mud slides on roads and road washouts occurred throughout the 656,000 acre Cherokee National Forest, but the Ocoee Ranger District and the Tellico Ranger District were the hardest hit.

    For public safety concerns, roads are being closed when hazardous conditions are identified.  Many of them are either blocked or in a hazardous condition. 

    Because Forest Service crews are still assessing all the storm impacts national forest visitors are being asked to not travel National Forest System Roads (NFSR), in the Ocoee Ranger District.