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Flooding Causes Road Closures

May 12, 2017

Okanogan County Department of Public Works is experiening water over roadways due to heavy rains and high mountain snow melt.  It has been determined that these portions of road are unsafe to travel due to high water and erosion near the roadway.  Some County roads have been closed as a result of these conditions. We will reopen these roads as conditions allow.

The following road closures are in effect:

  • Salmon Creek Road from Danker Cut-off Road to Spring Coulee Road.


  • Sinlahekin Road from Fish Lake Road to north end of Forde Lake is closed.


  • Upper Beaver Creek Road from Balky Hill Road intersection is closed due to water over the roadway. 


  • Lester Road is closed.

Your patience during this short closure is greatly appreciated.  We apologize for any inconvenience you may encounter during these closure.  

If you need any further information please call Okanogan County Public Works at (509) 422-7300.

Due to possible changing weather conditions the traveling public should use due care and caution when traveling any Okanogan  County Roadways that could be impacted by flood waters from various streams throughout the county.

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