Detour

Route

From May through October 2019 Ione Road (AKA Michigan Bar Road) will be closed due to bridge replacement on Ione Road. See the closure map below.

Those who travel to the Gold Country Flyers flying field from the town of Ione and/or Highway 104 will not be effected by the Ione Road closure. You may encounter signage stating that Michigan Bar Road is closed except for local traffic. If so, consider yourself to be "local traffic" and proceed to the flying field as you normally would.

Those who travel to the Gold Country Flyers flying field from Rancho Marietta, Sacramento and other points West on Highway 16 (AKA Jackson Road) will have to detour by driving past Ione Road approximately 5 miles.

Those traveling to the Gold Country Flyers flying field from Placerville, Plymouth and other point East on Highway 16 (AKA Jackson Road) will have to detour by turning approximately 5 miles before getting to Ione Road.

See the detour route map below for complete directions.

 

Closure Map

Map showing where Ione Road will be closed.

 

Detour Directions:

 
For those traveling from Rancho Marietta, Sacramento and other points West on Highway 16 (AKA Jackson Road) will have to detour by driving past Ione Road approximately 5 miles and turn right onto Forrest Home Road.

For those traveling from Placerville, Plymouth and other points East on Highway 16 (AKA Jackson Road) will have to detour by turning approximately 5 miles before getting to Ione Road by turning left onto Forrest Home Road.

Continue approximately 1.1 miles then turn right onto Carbondale Road.

Continue approximately 3.5 miles then bare to the left to remain on Carbondale Road.

Continue approximately 1.9 miles then  Carbondale Road dead ends into Michigan Bar Road. Turn right.

Continue approximately 0.6 miles then  the Gold Country Flying Field will be on the left.

 

Detour route map.

Map showing detour route (green line).

 

 

rev 3/6/2019