Rist Canyon Road to Open on Thursday, June 28, 2012

Rist Canyon Road to Open on Thursday, June 28, 2012

At 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 28th, High Park Fire officials will reopen a large section of homes in the Rist Canyon area.  As this will affect several hundred people, residents are encouraged to attend the upcoming citizen briefings for critical safety, communications and utility information.

Residents will need credentials to enter the area when it opens.  To facilitate the issuance of credentials, and to avoid last minute delays, credentials may be obtained in advance at the citizen briefings. 

Citizen briefings will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, June 27th and 28th.  The briefings will be held at the Cache La Poudre Middle School, located at 3515 W. CR54G in La Porte.

The areas being opened are described below:

- Rist Canyon Road (and all roads leading from it) from Whale Rock Road west to Stove Prairie Road.

- Old Flowers Road from Stove Prairie Road to the 8000 block of Old Flowers Road.

- Stove Prairie Road north from Rist Canyon Road to Bent Timber Lane.

Residents are cautioned to remain vigilant to fire danger and to consider themselves on a pre-evacuation status until otherwise notified. 

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