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A fix for FSR 261:

USFS and Carbon County will work together to repair controversial road


Keith McLendon

In this map, the Cedar Pass Road (FSR 261) is highlighted in red. FSR 261 is being considered for decommissioning.

Carbon County and the Medicine Bow National Forest are preparing to team up to repair Forest Service Road (FSR) 261 (Cedar Pass Road).

"The county contacted us and said that in the meantime, to address what is a serious safety concern, they would be willing to attempt at (FSR 261) getting through the hunting season and into next year," Melanie Fullman, Brush Creek/Hayden District Ranger for the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest (MBRNF).

FSR 261 is one of the controversial roads listed as having sections decommissioned in the West Side Snowy Range Travel Management (WSSRTM) alternatives. T...

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