Expect Traffic Delays on Hells Canyon Road Sept. 5-27 During Road Maintenance

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For your information, Idaho Power has released the following new item concerning the road to the Hells Canyon Dam and the Hells Canyon Creek Visitor Center in the heart of the canyon. Pack drinking water and a snack, then sit back and enjoy the dramatic scenery if you get delayed. The drive is worth the extra time!

OXBOW, Oregon, Aug. 30, 2023 — Motorists should expect delays as well as dust and gravel on Hells Canyon Road starting Sept. 5, as crews begin chip‑sealing the road surface.

The chip-seal process is expected to take about three weeks. Traffic delays of up to 30 minutes may be necessary from Sept. 5-15, with shorter delays expected Sept. 16-27. The schedule is subject to change due to weather.

About Idaho Power
Idaho Power, headquartered in vibrant and fast-growing Boise, Idaho, has been a locally operated energy company since 1916. Today, it serves a 24,000-square-mile area in Idaho and Oregon. The company’s goal to provide 100% clean energy by 2045 builds on its long history as a clean-energy leader that provides reliable service at affordable prices. With 17 low-cost hydroelectric projects at the core of its diverse energy mix, Idaho Power’s residential, business and agricultural customers pay among the nation’s lowest prices for electricity. Its 2,000 employees proudly serve more than 620,000 customers with a culture of safety first, integrity always and respect for all.

IDACORP Inc. (NYSE: IDA), Idaho Power’s independent publicly traded parent company, is also headquartered in Boise, Idaho. To learn more, visit www.idahopower.com or idacorpinc.com.

Brad Bowlin, Communications Specialist

bbowlin@idahopower.com or 208-388-2803


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