News Release

For Release:  Sept. 29, 2008              
Contact:  David Christy, (916) 985-4474

BLM Temporarily Closes Road in Mariposa County

The Bureau of Land Management’s Folsom Field Office will temporarily close a portion of Bull Creek Road (Burma Grade) in Mariposa County to repair road damage from this summer’s Telegraph Fire.

The road closure will begin at the intersection with the Merced River Recreation Area Road on the north side of Briceburg and extend 4.3 miles north to the top of the ridge. The closure will run from Oct. 6 to Nov. 14. The road will be closed to through traffic weekdays from 6 a.m. Monday through 6 p.m. Friday. The road will be open on weekends from 6 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Monday.

For more information, call the BLM’s Folsom Field Office at (916) 985-4474.