North Island - Central Coast Natural Resource District Road Safety Information

Road Closures

Updated as of May 1, 2019

Upcoming Closures

The Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource and Rural Development, North Island - Central Coast Resource District is planning a capital upgrade of seven (7) bridges on the San Josef Main FSR during June 2019. The road will be CLOSED to public and industrial traffic during the following periods:

  • June 3rd to June 7th 2019
  • June 10th to June 14th 2019
  • June 17th to June 21st 2019

There will be NO ACCESS to Cape Scott Park during the following periods:

  • June 3rd to June 7th 2019
  • June 10th to June 14th 2019

There will be NO ACCESS to Raft Cove Park during the following period:

  • June 3rd to June 7th 2019

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact FLNRORD Engineering reps or

Current Closures

North Vancouver Island

  • Dick Booth FSR (8211) – Closed – no vehicle access.
  • Georgie Lake FSR (8116) – Closed Ursie Creek Branch.
  • Pinch Creek/Branch 25 FSR (10656) - Closed just up from lake, no vehicle access.
  • Restless FSR (Gooding Cove) (7989) - Is accessible but is brushed in, drive at your own risk.
  • Ronning FSR (10506) – Bridge removed at Palmerston Crossing – no vehicle access.
  • Side Bay FSR (10933)  - Closed due to slide activity.  A portion of the road has been taken out by the slide and material is blocking approximately 3km of the road near the start. No access to Side Bay or Lawn Point, signs will be posted.  No timeline on repairs to the road at this time.

Bella Coola

  • East Nusatsum (9021) - Closed at 4.5 km due to washout.
  • Nusatsum FSR (8130) – 4x4 access only, no access beyond 21km due to washouts and avalanches.
  • Salloomt FSR (8231) - Blocked at Goat Creek due to washout.
  • Talchako FSR (8250) - Blocked part way to Gyllenspetz due to slide material.

Mainland Coast

  • Kimsquit FSR (7784) – Closed
  • Kingcome FSR (5489) - Closed past 6km – no access
  • Machmell FSR (7588) - No access beyond 3km
  • Scott Cove FSR (8129)  - Closed
  • Sheemahant FSR (7975) - No access beyond 12km
  • South Bentick FSR – Closed