Chilliwack Natural Resource District Road Safety Information

Forest Service Road Warnings and Closures

August 7, 2020: Hunter FSR (6086 01)
Please be advised that hydropower infrastructure repairs and road infrastructure construction works at approximately 1.5 km on the Hunter Forest Service Road will be carried out from August 10 to August 23, 2020. No VEHICLE ACCESS to public and industrial users will be available during this time. For further details see the Temporary Road Closure Authorization dated August 7, 2020.

August 4, 2020 Sts’ailes FSR (6314.01)
Please be advised of current fire activity at approximately 3.7 km on the Sts’ailes FSR. BC Wildfire service crew is actively operating in the area. Please visit the BC Wildfire Service Dashboard for fire updates: https://governmentofbc.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/f0ac328d88c74d07aa2ee385abe2a41b

June 10, 2020: Hunter FSR (6086 01)
Please be advised that Hunter Forest Service Road remains  CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC. Restricted industrial activity may be permitted. For further details see the District Manager Notice dated June 5, 2020.

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

May 13, 2020: East Anderson FSR
Please be advised the East Anderson FSR is closed from 12.6 km to 13.1 km due to terrain instability issues. For further details see the District Manager Notice

May 5, 2020: Spuzzum Forest Service Road
Please be advised that there is only pick up access at 4.2 and 4.8km on Spuzzum FSR due to a rock failure.

May 5, 2020: Fleetwood FSR (8241 08)
No vehicle access beyond 5.0 km on Fleetwood FSR due to a road washout.

March 5, 2020 Jones Lake FSR (8149.01)
The Jones Lake FSR will be closed between September 14, 2020 and October 9, 2020 for road infrastructure upgrades at 6.0 km and 7.4 km. The road will be closed at each location and NO VEHICLE ACCESS will be available through either site while the work is taking place.  The work is expected to be completed in phases and only 1 location will be permitted to be closed at a time.

February 5, 2020: Tamihi FSR (5127 06)
Tamihi FSR has no vehicle access beyond 4 km due to landslide. For further details see the District Manager Notice

February 4, 2020: Slesse FSR (5127 07)
Slesse FSR has no vehicle access beyond 2 km due to landslide. For further details see the District Manager Notice.

February 4, 2020: Sts’ailes West FSR (6314 01)
Sts’ailes West FSR caution is advised between 2.5km and 18 km due to drainage and fill slope failures but Vehicle access is available.

February 4, 2020: Mystery FSR (6314 16)
Mystery FSR has No vehicle access beyond 7.3 km due to road slump.

February 4, 2020: Statlu (8241 02)
No Vehicle access beyond 1 km.

February 4, 2020: Florence Lake FSR (8648 01)
Caution is advised due to unstable terrain. Watch for material on road surface, No vehicle access beyond 14 km.

November 8, 2019: Stave FSR (8013.01)
The Stave Forest Service Road is 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.

November 8, 2019: Bucklin FSR (8013.01)
The Bucklin Forest Service Road is 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.

November 7, 2019: Stave FSR (8013.01)
The Stave Forest Service Road is 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

November 7, 2019: Bear Mountain FSR
The Bear Mountain FSR will be closed to the public from November 12 to November 14, 2019 due to road maintenance works.

April 26, 2019 - West Harrison (Sts'ailes FSR)

Location – 12.95 (13 Km.) West Harrison (Sts’ailes FSR).

Culvert outlet erosion and separation/failure of a 3m. culvert section is compromising road prism stability. Ensure vehicle traffic tracks into the inside road surface and avoid vehicle loading on the outside road surface over and in vicinity to the culvert.   A grader berm has been established to track vehicles to the inside away from the eroding culvert outlet. The site has been flagged with orange ribbon and painted rocks.

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

November 23, 2018: Lost Creek and Lost Murdo Forest Service Roads
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:

June 20, 2018: East Anderson Forest Service Road
Please be advised that there is no vehicle access beyond 22.5 km on East Anderson Forest Service Road due to a rock slide.

November 6, 2017: Tshileuh Forest Service Road
Please be advised that there is no vehicle access beyond 4.4 km on Tsileuh FSR.

Downrated Structures

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

Resource Road Radio Channels

For information of RR channels assigned to Forest Service Roads in the Chilliwack Forest District, please visit the Chilliwack District FSR Access web map.

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.

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.

Forest Service Road Permits

For detailed information of Permits on Forest Service Roads, please visit the Chilliwack Permitting Website.