Road No. 54 reopening in Gifford Pinchot National Forest

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CHELATCHIE — Road No. 54 entering the Gifford Pinchot National Forest from the west will be open beginning Friday night.

A major slide and flood three years ago closed the road. It was reopened temporarily with emergency fixes two years ago.

Last month, permanent repairs were make including a large retaining wall, guardrail and repaving the road surface.