Construction on the Chetco River Bridge Resumes: Public Should Expect Traffic Delays

Contact(s): Eric Grim, Assistant Forest Engineer (541) 618-2065, Chamise Kramer, Public Affairs Specialist (541) 618-2051

Brooking, Ore. – The Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest will resume work to repair the Chetco River Bridge at mile post 1.0 of Forest Service Road 1376, also known as the North Bank Chetco River Road.

The project is located on the Gold Beach Ranger District, approximately 9 miles northeast of Brookings, Oregon.  Work will include placement of a concrete overlay at the bridge deck.  Expect traffic delays between the hours of 7:00 am and 5:00 pm on the following days:

  • Saturday, June 1: Closed for 8 consecutive hours (7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.), followed by a 12 hour open period.

  • Sunday, June 2: Closed for 8 consecutive hours (7:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.), followed by a 12 hour open period.

The RRSNF thanks everyone for their ongoing patience and support.

The bridge repair work will be completed using Congressionally-authorized disaster relief funding that was awarded following the 2017 Chetco Bar Fire.