Daily Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of the Federal Government
The following persons, operating within the scope of their official duties, are exempt from the provisions of this closure order: Bureau, City of Eugene, and Corps of Engineers employees; State, local and Federal law enforcement and fire protection personnel; agents for the Cone wetland mitigation sites; the contractor authorized to construct the Lower Amazon Wetland Restoration Project and its subcontractors; the contractor authorized by the City of Eugene to construct the Fern Ridge Bicycle Path and related recreation facilities and its subcontractors. Access by additional parties may be allowed, but must be approved in advance in writing by the Authorized Officer.
Any person who fails to comply with the provisions of this closure order may be subject to the penalties provided in 43 CFR 8360.0-7, which include a fine not to exceed $1,000 and/or imprisonment not to exceed 12 months.
The public lands temporarily closed to public use under this order will be posted with signs at points of public access.
The purpose of this temporary closure is to provide for public safety, facilitate construction of the Lower Amazon Wetland Restoration Project and Fern Ridge Bicycle Path and related facilities, and protection of property and equipment during the mobilization, construction and de-mobilization phases of the Lower Amazon Wetland Restoration and Fern Ridge Bicycle Path construction projects.