Don’t Drive These Roads in the Winter, Says the Trinity County Sheriff’s Office
Press release from the Trinity County Sheriff’s Office:
In the last several weeks the Trinity County Sheriff’s Office has received numerous calls for service requesting search and rescue teams to assist stranded motorist on rural forest roads connecting Big Bar to Hayfork, Hyampom and Burnt Ranch.
We have also received search and rescue requests to assist stranded motorists on other rural forest road going around the French Creek slide. These roads are National Forest Roads and are not winter maintained for safe travel. Snow, ice and rock slides are not removed from the roadway and are creating dangerous travel conditions.
The Trinity County Sheriff’s Office is requesting citizens to not utilize the listed roads for winter travel; Forest Road #60 (Underwood Mountain Road), Forest Road #16 (Big Creek, Soldier Creek Road), Forest Road #47 (Corral Bottom Road), Forest Road #4 (Big Mountain Road, Iron Side Mountain Road), Big French Creek Road and Route 1 (County Line Road), Forest Road #30 (Wildmad Road) and Forest Road #29 (Bramlett Road).A