LOS ANGELES – Concerns about potentially heavy rainfall this weekend will prompt the closure of some roads in the Angeles National Forest area, according to an announcement by the county Department of Public Works.
Beginning about 6 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 31, the following roads will be closed:
- Lake Hughes Road, between Warm Springs (10 miles south of Elizabeth Lake Road) and Newvale Drive in the community of Lake Hughes;
- Angeles Forest Highway, between Aliso Canyon Road and Angeles Crest Highway/SR2;
- Upper Big Tujunga Canyon Road, between Angeles Forest Highway and Angeles Crest Highway/SR2; and
- Big Tujunga Canyon Road, between Vogel Flats Road and Angeles Forest Highway.
All designated roads will reopen once conditions permit.
Officials are reminding motorists to be careful when driving in stormy and icy conditions, especially in mountain areas.
More information on road closures is available on the county public works website at dpw.lacounty.gov/roadclosures.
Residents, business owners and people with access or functional needs also may call the toll-free number 211 for Los Angeles County information and referral services regarding post-disaster resources that are available to those affected by the floods and debris and mud flow.
The211 number is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 211 L.A. County Services also can be accessed by visiting www.211la.org.
[Information via news release from Los Angeles County Public Works.]