Rio Grande National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1803 W. Highway 160
Monte Vista, CO 81144
Order No. PSICC-2019-36FOREST ORDERUSDA - FOREST SERVICEPIKE and SAN ISABEL NATIONAL FORESTSCIMARRON and COMANCHE NATIONAL GRASSLANDSSalida Ranger DistrictSalida, ColoradoFIRE CLOSURE
Road Closure and Motorized Use Restriction
Pursuant to 16 United States Code (U.S.C.) §551 and 36 Code of Federal Regulations (C.F.R.) § 261.50(a), the following act is prohibited on National Forest System Roads within the Decker Fire area of the Salida Ranger District of the San Isabel National Forest, Chaffee County and Fremont County, Colorado described as National Forest System Roads 101 (Bear Creek), 101.A, 108 (Methodist Mountain) and 108.A, beginning at the Forest Boundary. The Restricted Roads are depicted on the attached map hereby incorporated into this order as Exhibit A.
The purpose of the Order is to assure public safety until a point when fire impacts no longer threaten the roadway.PROHIBITION:(1) Using any motorized vehicle on the Restricted Roads. 36 C.F.R. § 261.54(a)
EXEMPTION:Pursuant to 36 C.F.R. § 261.50(e), the following persons are exempt from the order:(1) Persons with a written Forest Service authorization or permit specifically authorizing the otherwise prohibited act or omission;(2) Any federal, state, or local officer or member of an organized rescue group or fire fighting force, in the performance of an official duty.
This order will supersede, rescind and replace order PSICC-2019-34 and is in effect for one (1) year from the date signed, or until rescinded, whichever event occurs first.Done at Pueblo, Colorado.