Roads reopen following flooding
April 4, 2019
As of Monday, April 1, all county roads in Powder River County have been re-opened to at least one lane of travel for passenger vehicles, according to the County Commissioners.
The flooding which occurred in mid to late March inundated a number of roads across the county, causing several roads to wash out. A major factor in these incidents was culverts being plugged with debris; the resulting damming of water behind the plugged culverts would then wash over the road and wash away the road surface at the downhill side of the road.
According to Commissioner Rod Schaffer, the Crow Creek Roa...