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Forest Service plans path forward for fiberoptic line projects, seeks public comment
Roanoke, Va. January 28, 2022—The George Washington and Jefferson National Forests are asking for public comments on a proposed project to permit fiberoptic telecommunication lines across Nation...

Fri, 28 Jan 2022 00:00:00 CST

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Portion of Long Run Road in Rockingham County, VA temporarily closed
The southeast portion of Long Run Road %3AForest Road #72%3A in Rockingham County, VA is temporarily closed as project work continues on the 500 kilovolt electricity transmission line. For current updates, check out Dominion's project map.

Thu, 27 Jan 2022 00:00:00 CST


Some roads and trails closed in Rockingham County VA and Pendleton County WV
Some National Forest system roads and trails will be intermittently closed over the next several months as the 500 kilovolt electricity transmission line running through Rockingham County, Va and Pendleton County, WVa. is being rebuilt. Roads and trails will close during road maintenance, tree felling operations, and new tower construction. To see which roads and trails are currently closed, visit Dominion Energy's project map - GWNF Construction Status %3Aarcgis.com%3A

Mon, 03 Jan 2022 00:00:00 CST


Road closure on Jordan Run Road (FSR 358) Hot Springs, VA
Hot Springs, VA. 09.16.2021—The George Washington & Jefferson National Forests will begin culvert replacement and road reconditioning work on Jordan Run Road %3AFSR 358%3A beginning September 20, 2021. Jordan Run Road will be closed at its intersection with Mountain Valley Road %3ASR 39%3A through mid-October. All foot and motor vehicle access will be closed along the road corridor during construction activities. Please note that annual forest road maintenance activities, including road grading, ditching, and culvert cleanout work, will occur at different locations across the James River and Warm Springs Ranger Districts beginning this fall. When approaching road maintenance crews, please slow down and drive with extreme care. For more information, please contact the James River and Warm Springs Ranger Districts at %3A540%3A 839-2521, visit our website www.fs.fed.us/r8/gwj, or follow us on twitter: https://twitter.com/GWJNF1. #

Thu, 16 Sep 2021 00:00:00 CDT


Offices remain closed to public entry in response to COVID-19
In coordination with state and local health and safety guidelines, National Forests remain open; however, services at our facilities may be changed, suspended or offered through alternate approaches as we manage for the health and safety of our work force and the public. Offices are temporarily closed to the public. Public services are available by phone, mail, and email. Call your nearest office for more information. Check our recreation page for the current status of recreation sites.

Fri, 22 May 2020 00:00:00 CDT