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    Default Oatman Highway

    I learned recently that the Oatman Highway between Oatman and Topock was closed due to flood water damage but have heard nothing since. Has anyone heard anything about if the road is still closed and, if so, when it will reopen?

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    Jul 2007
    South of England.

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    Thanks Dave.

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    It is still closed and expected to be closed until next spring. That was of of 10-21-13 when I was through there

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    Default Oatman Highway

    Has anyone heard if the road from Oatman to Topock has reopened after washing out last fall?

    Mod note. I merged threads so everyone can follow the progress from start to finish.
    Last edited by Southwest Dave; 01-03-2014 at 10:26 AM. Reason: Merged threads

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    Join Date
    May 2011
    Southern California


    Have you tried contacting the Oatman Chamber of Commerce? They may have the most up-to-date information. Here's a form!

    Let us know, too. Sometime I'd like to drive that --


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    Sorry Dave - I forgot I had made a previous post - senior moment I guess.

    Donna - If you are in the area, the road was not closed from Kingman to Oatman and that section over Sitgreve Pass is the best part. There is not much from Oatman to Topock unless. like me, you like desert scenery. Thanks for the link to the Chamber. I gave it a try and will advise of any reply.

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    Oct 2008
    Joplin MO


    The detour isn't bad - Boundary Cone Road. It takes you to AZ-95 between Needles and Bullhead City.

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    Dec 2008
    Melbourne, Australia

    Default Great Desert Scenery.

    Quote Originally Posted by Charlie H View Post
    There is not much from Oatman to Topock unless. like me, you like desert scenery.
    With the exception of the most western section, I thought this section was spectacular. Wished I'd had more time to explore it. True, the pass is the hilight.


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    Other than some interesting desert vegetation between Oatman and Topock, this is about the most interesting thing we saw!

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