Beaverdam Road closure
USDA Forest Service officials at the Cherokee National Forest say that while logging operations are underway to remove dead hemlock trees along the Beaverdam Road the road will be subject to closure during weekdays.
Dead hemlock trees adjacent to Beaverdam Road (FDR24) will be removed for public safety and forest health purposes during the months of June and July, and possibly longer depending on weather conditions. Numerous hemlock trees were killed in this area by an invasive insect – hemlock woolly adelgid,
Beaverdam Road is located in the Tellico Ranger District (Monroe County) off the Tellico River Road (FDR 210) near the North Carolina state line. The road will be closed to public access Monday through Thursday each week when logging operations are underway.
For additional information please contact the Tellico Ranger Station at (423) 253-8400.
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