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Caution advised on Fifteenmile and other public roads


October 6, 2016

The Bureau of Land Management Worland Field Office advises travelers on roads crossing public land to use caution as heavy precipitation has caused road damage and washouts.

Fifteenmile Road (BLM Road 1429) was severely undercut by a swollen Fifteenmile Creek during the recent storms. Barricades have been placed around the washout, approximately three miles from the start of the road, and motorists are advised to proceed carefully.

“There may be other roads with similar damage so travel safely and turn around if in doubt about a road’s stability or safety,” said BLM Civil Engineer Jim...

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