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Olympic National Forest gets money to repair damage

Olympic National Forest received $1.7 million in disaster relief money to help access along Forest Service Road 29.

According to a news release, the road has been closed since November due to debris flow and washouts caused by extreme weather. As a vital emergency route, the money will allow for installation of temporary structures that will allow access through the northwest portion of the Olympic Peninsula. Preliminary work, including design and planning, is underway by staff to prepare sites for pending structure installation and to ensure...


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