Major HWY Update from Cal Trans 06/01/17

Update on the HWY closures  from Caltrans ! 06/01/2017

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 9 continues to work on clearing snow, removing rocks, and repairing its eight highways with seasonal closures.  As work progresses, pedestrians, bicyclists, skiers, etc. are advised to stay out of these areas. Safety is our number one priority, for the public as well as Caltrans’ workers.

This is the District 9 Seasonal Pass Status as of Thursday, June 1, 2017:

State Route 108 – Sonora Pass

Crews continue to remove snow and are approximately 1 mile from the summit on the east side and about 2 miles from the summit on the west side. The snowpack is estimated to be 12 to 15 feet on the highway.  There is no estimated date for reopening the highway at this time.

State Route 120 West – Tioga Pass (from the Junction of US 395 to the Yosemite National Park Gate)

Crews have removed snow up to ½ mile from the Yosemite National Park east entrance gate. The snowpack is estimated to be 12 to 15 feet at the entrance gate.  There is no estimated date for reopening the highway at this time.  Yosemite National Park is clearing Tioga Road which is inside the park boundary.

 

State Route 203 – From the Mammoth Mountain Parking Lot to Minaret Vista

Snow removal will begin on June 12, 2017.  There is no estimated date for reopening the highway at this time.

 

State Route 270 – Bodie Road – Opened May 15, 2017

State Route 89 – Monitor Pass – Opened May 8, 2017

State Route 168 West – Bishop Creek – Opened April 24, 2017

State Route 120 East – Mono Mills – Opened April 14, 2017  

State Route 158 – June Lake LoopOpened April 14, 2017

 

All information is subject to change due to weather conditions.