Chilliwack Natural Resource District road safety information

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Road Notices and warnings

Due to the long duration heat wave that impacted B.C., there is an increase of post-wildfire hazards. Please check local weather and safety advisories before heading out into the back country.

Bench FSR 5127.10 (September 28, 2021)
Due to heavy rainfall, a rockfall impacted the Bench Forest Service Road at approximately 7.0 km. The Road is open but unstable terrain is still present. Do not stop at this location.

Mount Cheam FSR 5127.33 (September 24, 2021)
Please drive with caution due to several deep cross-ditches along the FSR. High clearance vehicle is highly recommended.

Harrison East FSR 5748.01 (July 6, 2021)
Road is now OPEN. “Please be aware of Rockfall Hazard – No Stopping” warning signs located at approximately 13.0 km. For further details see the District Manager Notice.

Sts’ailes FSR 6314.01 (January 15, 2021)
Due to heavy rainfall, a rockslide impacted the Sts’ailes Forest Service Road at approximately 54 km. The Road is open but unstable terrain is still present. Do not stop at this location.

Lost Creek FSR 8466.01 and Lost Murdo FSR 8466.02 (November 23, 2018)
Due to heavy rainfall, a landslide crossed over Lost Murdo and Lost Creek Forest Service Roads. Unstable terrain is still present. Do not stop at 1.5 km on Lost Creek FSR and at 1.2 km on Murdo FSR. For further details see this report

Road closures and restrictions

All Forest Service Roads in The Chilliwack Forest District Are CLOSED (November 17, 2021)
As a result of the observed catastrophic damage to multiple FSRs attributed to the recent storm events, and the potentially unsafe circumstances that may exist in areas not yet assessed, All Forest Service Roads throughout the Chilliwack Forest District, have been CLOSED until further notice. District Manager Notice

Blue Mountain 300 FSR 5913.02 (October 8, 2021)
Road closed at 0.0 km effective immediately and until further notice due to a road washout. Road prism instability and road user safety are present. For further details see the District Manager Notice.

Bridal Veil Falls FSR 7685.01 (November 15, 2021)
The Bridal Veil Falls Forest Service Road is CLOSED at 0.0km. For further details see the District Manager Notice.

Bucklin FSR 8013.01 (November 8, 2019)
Road closed at approximately 0.8 km due to a condemned bridge. Structure CK-2231 is downrated to 0 tonnes. For further details see the District Manager Notice.

Clear Creek FSR 5748.05 (August 6, 2021)
Road closed at 0.0 km effective immediately and until further notice due to an active wildfire in the proximity of Clear Creek. For further details see the District Manager Notice.

East Anderson FSR 7972.02 (May 13, 2020)
Road closed from 12.6 km to 13.1 km due to terrain instability issues. For further details see the District Manager Notice

East Anderson FSR 7972.02 (June 20, 2018)
No vehicle access beyond 22.5 km on East Anderson FSR due to a rock slide.

Fleetwood FSR 8241.08 (May 5, 2020)
No vehicle access beyond 5.0 km on Fleetwood FSR due to a road washout.

Florence Lake FSR 8648.01 (February 4, 2020)
No vehicle access beyond 14 km, watch for material on road surface. Caution is advised due to unstable terrain. ,

Lost Creek FSR 8466.01 (August 26, 2021)
The Lost Creek Forest Service Road is closed  at approximately 16.0 km due to a condemned bridge. Structure CK-2171 is downrated to 0 tonnes. For further details see the District Manager Notice.

Mowhokam FSR 8109.02 (July 20, 2021)
Road closed at 0.0 km effective immediately and until further notice due to an active wildfire in the proximity of the Mowhokam Creek. For further details see the District Manager Notice.

Mystery FSR 6314.16 (February 4, 2020)
No vehicle access beyond 7.3 km due to road slump.

Norrish FSR 10326.01 (November 15, 2021)
The Norrish Forest Service Road is CLOSED at 0.0km due to landslides. For further details see the District Manager Notice.

Slesse FSR 5127.07 (November 17, 2021)
The Slesse Forest Service Road is CLOSED at 47.5km and 50.0km. For further details see the District Manager Notice.

Squeah FSR 6092.01 (September 28, 2020)
District Manager Notice

Statlu 8241.02 (February 4, 2020)
No Vehicle access beyond 1 km.

Stave FSR 8013.01 (November 8, 2019)
Road closed at approximately 22.2 km due to a condemned bridge. Structure CK-2270 is downrated to 0 tonnes. For further details see the District Manager Notice.

Stave FSR 8013.01 (November 7, 2019)
Road closed at approximately 7.5 km due to a condemned bridge. Structure CK-2261 is downrated to 0 tonnes. For further details see the District Manager Notice.

Stave FSR 8013.01 (October 21, 2021)
No vehicle access beyond 29 km due to a road washout.

Sts’ailes FSR 6314.01 (November 16, 2021)
The Sts’ailes Forest Service Road is CLOSED at 47.5km & 50.0km. For further details see the District Manager Notice.

Tshileuh Forest Service Road 7978.01 (November 6, 2017)
No vehicle access beyond 4.4 km.

Uztlius FSR 7972 01 (November 15, 2021)
The Uztlius Forest Service Road is CLOSED 0.0km due to road washouts. For further details see the District Manager Notice.

Yarrow FSR 5842 01 (November 15, 2021)
The Yarrow Forest Service Road is CLOSED 0.0km due to road washouts. For further details see the District Manager Notice.

Structure information

Please see this table for recent notifications regarding downrated structures in the Chilliwack Natural Resource District.

Structure inspection reports

Structure inspection reports for the Chilliwack Natural Resource District are available to view and download from this FTP location. Please be advised that road users must inspect and ascertain for themselves the condition of the structure prior to use.

Work in progress/upcoming works

Bench FSR 5127.10 (October 4, 2021)
Road maintenance activities will be carried out from 0.0 km to 16.0 km on the Bench FSR between October 1, 2021 and December 1, 2021. Drive with caution and expect road delays.

Engagement with First Nations for road maintenance activities

When ground disturbance is expected to happen while carrying out road maintenance activities on Forest Service Roads (i.e. new road construction, road re-alignment, road deactivation) and the ground disturbance may pose a potential impact to Indigenous Interests, Licensees are advised to notify the District Manager (DM) of the proposed/ongoing road maintenance activities. Please see the latest Road Use Permit (RUP) Obligations and Expectations Letter.

Forest Service Road renaming project

For information on FSR names that have been renamed please see the Chilliwack Forest District FSR Renaming Part 1. A final list of the remaining new names will be posted as Part 2 at a later date.

Road deactivation

Boise FSR 8394.02 (May 19, 2020)
A section of the Boise FSR has been retired. For further details see the FSR Discontinue and Closure Notice

Cypress Lake FSR 8337.01 and Radium FSR 5127.19 (January 7, 2019)
The Cypress Lake and Radium Forest Service Roads have been retired. For further details see the FSR Discontinue and Closure Information

Ruby 15000A 8125.10 (October 6, 2020)
The Ruby 15000A Forest Service Road has been retired. For further details see the FSR Discontinue and Closure Information