Falling debris prompts road closure near Mapleton

Sweet Creek Road near Mapleton is closed due to dangerous conditions caused by the Sweet Creek Milepost 2 Fire.

Posted: Sep 2, 2020 11:26 AM
Updated: Sep 2, 2020 4:28 PM

MAPLETON, Ore. – Sweet Creek Road near Mapleton is closed due to dangerous conditions caused by the Sweet Creek Milepost 2 Fire.

The road is closed from Highway 126 to milepost 3, due to the large amount of debris falling in the roadway as a result of the fire. In addition, trees in the area have been weakened by the fire and pose a significant threat to vehicles in the closure area.

A detour has been set up by way of Sweet Creek Road to Maple Creek Road to Canary Road, which ends at Highway 101 north of Dunes City. Orange detour signs have been posted.

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