Forest Road 25 at Benham Creek 5 miles north of the Forest Road 99 junction to Windy Ridge may be closed at any time due to a landslide. Gifford Pinchot National Forest officials just made the announcement.
A large landslide closed the road last winter, and a temporary bridge was installed in June to provide access along the major north and south road. Recent heavy rains are dislodging additional material at the Benham Creek site forcing forest officials to consider a complete closure to protect the public.
Forest staffers have started work with Federal Highways on design and replacement of …