Access roads provide an effective and efficient transportation system to protect forest land and water quality when removing forest products from the harvest site, developing the forest for recreation, accessing the are for forest fire suppression, or other needed forest management activities. Properly located and constructed roads will provide safety, higher vehicle speeds, and longer operating periods while reducing operating and maintenance cost. According to the BMP Handbook, which of the following is the correct definition of a permanent road?
A. A route over which logs are moved to a landing or road.
B. Primary or secondary roads constructed to provide all-or nearly all-season access for silvicultural activities and are maintained regularly.
C. A road constructed for a specific use or single operation and normally retired upon completion of the operation.
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