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New Vallecito Reservoir Road Opens
9/18/2013
Credit:
USFS press release
Release Date: Sep 18, 2013

Today that completion of construction of a new road and bridge at Vallecito Reservoir is
anticipated late this month or early next month. The new road is located below Vallecito
Dam and replaces a portion of Forest Service Road 603 that currently crosses over
Vallecito Dam. Reclamation and USFS determined that the road across the dam should
be relocated for public safety, security, and vehicle traffic management.
The USFS funded and managed construction of the new road and bridge that crosses the
Vallecito Dam spillway and continues to the east side of the dam and then north to
connect with Forest Service Road 603, which is located on the east side of Vallecito
Reservoir. After the new road is opened to the public, the road across Vallecito Dam will
be closed to all motorized use however, non-motorized use will continue to be allowed.
For more information about this road relocation project, please contact Mark Chiarito at
Reclamation, phone (970) 385-6577 or Allen McCaw at USFS, phone (970) 385-1314.