Caltrans: Yosemite Update

Caltrans District 9 OPENED STATE ROUTE 120 FROM US HIGHWAY 395 TO THE YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK EAST ENTRANCE ON MONDAY, JUNE 19TH!

The Yosemite National Park East Entrance Gate Remains Closed

Bishop, CA - The California Department of Transportation would like to notify travelers that SR 120 also known as Tioga Pass will open the winter closure gate which is approximately 2 miles west of US Highway 395 on Monday, June 19th at 2:00 pm. State Route 120/Tioga Pass is a 12 mile section from US Highway 395 to the Yosemite National Park east entrance gate. Caltrans crews have cleared the snow, removed loose rocks, and completed road repairs from the record breaking snow fall this past winter.

Tioga Road and the east entrance gate to Yosemite National Park remains closed. Park road crews continue to clear snow and make road repairs. To check the status of Tioga Road go to:www.nps.gov/yose/planyourvisit/tioga.htm

For the latest in highway information please visit Caltrans QuickMap site at quickmap.dot.ca.gov or call our Road Condition Hotline at 1-800-427-ROAD (7623).

This press release was written by Florene Trainor – Caltrans District 9 Public Information Officer.