Road-work delays set in Hells Canyon

Oxbow and Hells Canyon ReservoirDrivers on the road between Brownlee Dam and Oxbow Dam may experience delays between Oct. 14 and Nov. 1 while crews are working to remove hazardous rocks near the roadway.

The road is popular for scenic drives, and getting to hunting, fishing and boating areas in Hells Canyon.

Delays on the Brownlee-Oxbow Highway and Idaho  71 will occur between 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on weekdays only. The road will remain open on weekends. Delays will be approximately 30 minutes in both directions and followed by a short period to allow traffic to proceed. Drivers are asked to use extra caution when traveling during this time while maintenance crews, flaggers and equipment are on the road.

Photo by Idaho Outdoors

 

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