Ron Catlett

Nearly One-Third of Forest Service Road Mileage Closed in Montana

A report last week to the Montana Environmental Quality Council (EQC) on the road in Montana that are managed by the U.S. Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) showed that 9,784 miles — or about 31 percent — of the 32,000 miles of federally managed roads in the state were closed to motorized traffic.