Lake Tahoe EIP

Angora Fire Roads Mitigation (Road Decommissioning)

Project Number
01.01.01.0049
Action Priority
Reduce Stormwater Pollution From: Roads and Highways, Forest Roads, Public and Private Parcels
Implementers
U.S. Forest Service - Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit
Primary Contact
Joey Keely (joseph.keely@usda.gov)
Stage
Completed
Duration
2009 - 2012
Stormwater Management Program Reduce Stormwater Pollution From: Roads and Highways, Forest Roads, Public and Private Parcels
In order to mitigate the impact of Forest Service system and non-system roads to surface drainage within and near the Angora Fire area, the USFS planned and implemented Forest Service system road BMP upgrades and realignments, and obliterated segments of non-system roads.

Key Accomplishments

  • Miles of Roads Decommissioned or Retrofitted: 10.5 miles

Threshold Categories

  • Soil Conservation
  • Water Quality
Decompacted & Recontoured NFS Rd North of Boulder Mt. Road
(Timing: After) (~595 KB)
Credit: Jordan Burge Decompacted & Recontoured NFS Rd North of Boulder Mt. Road

Location