SodaCanyonRoad | Hard closure tomorrow

Hard closure tomorrow

Cindy Grupp | Oct 16, 2017 on: The Atlas Fire

I just heard from the Ag Commissioner office who confirmed that starting tomorrow morning at 8am there will be a "hard closure" of Soda Canyon Rd. No one will be allowed up and anyone already up there will not be allowed down. They didn't know how long the closure will be in effect.

Cindy Grupp - Oct 16, 2017 1:57PM

PG&E will be bringing in heavy equipment. As it is their trucks are taking up a good amount of the road and I think it slows they down when cars or trucks are trying to maneuver around them. They have to bring in a whole lot of poles.

Anne Palotas - Oct 16, 2017 1:56PM

Just what I thought about the hard road closure. Hard to do your job dodging cars all day, and we know how they drive on the road.
Good to hear about the security. It has me concerned as well.
Wishing us all the best!

Mary Jane Stevens - Oct 16, 2017 1:55PM

I spoke to the Sherrifs Dept this morning about security for our homes and when we'd be allowed back in. They told me for utilities to do their work they need the road clear after today. No time frame. They have had CHP , Sheriff's and other law enforcement patrolling constantly. Parking with lights off in driveways at night. Trying to secure all the houses that remain standing in Foss Valley.

Anne Palotas - Oct 16, 2017 1:37PM

Why the hard road closure? Did they give a reason? Are they still going to vineyard workers/owners up? This seems very strange.