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Expected snow and icy conditions to close county roads in Station Fire burn area

February 25, 2011 |  9:39 am

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Incoming snow and icy conditions are causing closures of all county roads within the Station Fire burn area, beginning at noon Friday, authorities said.

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Works announced that several roads will be closed to all traffic except emergency vehicles and public works personnel. The closures include the Angeles Forest Highway from Aliso Canyon Road to Angeles Crest Highway, Big Tujunga Canyon Road from Big Tujunga Dam to Angeles Forest Highway and Upper Big Tujunga Canyon Road.

Local access will not be permitted until roads are made safe for travel and the closures are lifted, authorities said.

To enable snow enthusiasts to reach fresh powder, Public Works will prioritize the first two closures along the Angeles Forest Highway. Residents can also check www.dpwcare.org for up-to-date information.

Post-disaster resources and referral services are available to those affected by flood, debris and mud flow by calling 211 for L.A. County information. The service can also be accessed online at www.211la.org.

RELATED:

Snow watch for San Francisco, parts of L.A. as cold storm moves in

Snow on the Hollywood sign? It's possible with cold storm rolling into L.A.

-- Nate Jackson

Photo credit: Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times

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