To accommodate the Eagle Cap Extreme Sled Dog Race veterinary checks, Highway 351 through Joseph will close Wednesday, Jan. 23.

The closure will take place from 7 a.m. to noon. To detour around the closure, traffic should use First Street to North Lake Street, then to Wallowa Street and back onto Oregon Highway 351. The detour is approved for legal size freight traffic only, according to the Oregon Department of Transportation.

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