Forest service seeking input on road system

The Daily World (Aberdeen)June 9, 2014 

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Visitors to Olympic National Park ascend Ridge Road to Hurricane Ridge near Port Angeles.

KEITH THORPE — AP

Olympic National Forest officials will host a series of meetings to determine which Forest Service roads are most commonly used.

The information will be used to help the Forest Service create a financially sustainable road system that meets diverse needs and minimizes environmental harm.

The public can also submit comments online at fs.usda.gov/goto/olympic/sustainableroads. Questionnaires are also available at any Olympic National Forest office. Comments will be taken until Aug. 31.

All meetings will be from 4-7 p.m. Here is the schedule:

June 17: Clallam County Courthouse, commissioner’s meeting room, 223 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles.

June 19: Olympic Natural Resources Center, Hemlock Forest Conference Room, 1455 S. Forks Ave., Forks.

June 25: Quilcene Middle School, multipurpose room, 295715 U.S. 101, Quilcene.

July 17: Port Townsend Community Center, 620 Tyler St., Port Townsend.

July 30: Quinault Ranger Station, 353 South Shore Road, Quinault.

Aug. 19: Shelton Civic Center, 525 W. Cota St., Shelton.

Aug. 21: Rotary Log Pavilion, 1401 Sargent Blvd., Aberdeen.

Aug. 27: Olympic National Forest Supervisor’s Office, 1835 Black Lake Blvd., Olympia.

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