Monitor Pass Opens

Cal-Trans announces opening of Monitor Pass

April 6, 2016
submitted  by Cal-Trans

CAL-TRANS Opens State Route 89 Monitor Pass

MONO County – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has reopened State Route 89 (SR-89) over Monitor Pass.  Snow and debris have been removed and work has been completed to ensure the traveling public’s safety.

The State Route openings are dependent on favorable weather.  If the area is impacted by inclement weather Caltrans may have to re-close the highway.  For the latest in highway information, call the Road Condition Hotline at 1-800-427-ROAD (7623), or online at

Weather and road conditions can change rapidly.  Motorists should be prepared when traveling in mountainous areas that are subject to winter driving conditions, which includes carrying chains.