Bureau of Land Management.
Notice of travel restrictions to motorized and mechanized vehicles in the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument, Oregon.
Notice is hereby given that all motorized and mechanized travel is prohibited on specific roads in the recently established Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument. The affected land is located southeast of Ashland, Oregon in Jackson County.
This prohibition includes the following roads and road segments:
The Schoheim Road (#41-2E-10.1). The Randcore Pass Road(#40-4E-19.2) past the junction with road #40-4E-31.0. The Skookum Creek Road (#s 40-3E-28 and 40-3E-27.2) past the junction with road #40-3E-27.1. Road # 41-2E-3.0 past the point where it crosses the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail. Road # 41-2E-9.0 past the barricade in T. 41 S., 2 E., Section 9, SW1/4NW1/4. The Lone Pine Ridge Road (#41-3E-31) past the block in T. 40 S., R. 3 E., Section 31. An unnumbered road which crosses the Oregon-California border, at the south section line between Section 7 and 18, T. 41 S., R. 4 E. T41 S., R. 4E. An numbered road which crosses the Oregon-California border, at the south section line of Section 13, T. 41 S., 2 E.
This action is in accordance with the Presidential Proclamation dated June 9, 2000, which closed the Schoheim Road and directed the Secretary of the Interior to prepare a management plan that includes appropriate transportation planning that addressed the actions, including road closures or travel restrictions, necessary to protect the objects identified in the proclamation.
The prohibition will become effective upon the publication of this notice in the Federal Register and will remain in effect until completion of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument management plan. The planning process may result in a decision to maintain or modify this prohibition.End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Persons who are exempt from the prohibition include (1) Any federal, state, or local officers engaged in fire, emergency and law enforcement activities; (2) BLM employees engaged in official duties; (3) Persons authorized to travel on designated routes by the Ashland Field Office Manager.
Penalties: Any person who fails to comply with provisions of this order may be subject to penalties outlined in 43 CFR 8360.0-7.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Richard J. Drehobl, Field Manager, Bureau of Land Management, Ashland Field Office, 3040 Biddle Road, Medford, Oregon 97504; Telephone (541) 618-2331.Start Signature
Dated: July 24, 2000.
Richard J. Drehobl,
Field Manager, Ashland Field Office.
[FR Doc. 00-19660 Filed 8-2-00; 8:45 am]
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