Caltrans Scheduled to Close Sierra Passes in Advance of Approaching Storm
BISHOP – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is scheduled to close State Routes 4 and 108 in the Sierra Nevada today, Thursday, October 19th, due to incoming inclement weather. The closures will be as follows:
· State Route 4 (Ebbetts Pass) from Lake Alpine to gate #3 (west of Silver Creek campground) at 9:00 p.m.
· State Route 108 (Sonora Pass) from Kennedy Meadows to the east side winter closure gate (west of Pickle Meadows) at 3:00 p.m.
The partial reopening of these routes is dependent upon favorable weather. Please check local highway conditions before planning to travel to the high country.
For the latest highway information please visit the Caltrans QuickMap site at quickmap.dot.ca.gov or call the Road Condition Hotline at 1-800-427-ROAD (7623).
For road conditions in Yosemite National Park, please visit https://www.nps.gov/yose/planyourvisit/conditions.htm or call 209-372-0200.
For the safety of workers and other motorists, please Be Work Zone Alert.