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BAER Team Completes More Work

Tuolumne County, CA — With the BAER Team receiving an additional $4.3 million last week, more repair work is being done in the Stanislaus National Forest.

The team released the following progress report this morning on the Rim Fire recovery efforts:


Roads/Trails:


Restoring drainage –‐38% complete:
-Clean the ditches and culverts,
-Pull floatable debris from uphill of the culverts,
-Water bars-helps with the drainage of water, andGrading the road.


Rolling Dips (repair andconstruct)–‐13% complete


Trails
-Erosion control measure–‐46% complete
-Trail stabilization–‐100% complete
-Hazard tree mitigation–‐92% complete
-Install route markers –‐ 100% complete
-Install public warning signs, gates, and barricades


Protection/Safety:


-Hazard tree mitigation–‐90% complete along priority roads.
-Cultural resource protection: erosion control measures are 62% complete and hazard tree mitigation is 100% complete.