Snug Harbor Road closed this weekend

A construction detour will be the only access beyond Mile 5.5 between June 17 and July 16.

Snug Harbor Road in Cooper Landing will be closed to the public at Milepost 5.5 on Saturday and Sunday, June 15 and 16, for the construction a new culvert, according to a Tuesday press release from the U.S. Forest Service.

A construction detour will be the only access beyond Mile 5.5 (before the Waikiki Beach access) between June 17 and July 16, the release says. The detour may be impassable to vehicles pulling trailers and low-clearance vehicles.

The new culvert will allow fish, including spawning salmon, to cross under the road to reach habitat upstream from the road.

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