California Highways Seasonal Pass Opening Status as of Thursday, June 15, 2017 – Tioga Pass (State Route 120) Still No Estimated Time of Reopening
State Route 108 - Sonora Pass
Sierra Sun Times file photo
June 15, 2017 - Bishop – 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 15, 2017:
State Route 120 West – Tioga Pass (from the Junction of US 395 to the Yosemite National Park Gate)
Caltrans crews have cleared snow on State Route 120 west to the top of Tioga Pass at the eastern entrance gate of Yosemite National Park. The previously reported extensive damage to the guardrail has now been repaired. Work continues with removing snow from the sides of the road and shoulders, as well as road repair and rock removal. There is no estimated date for reopening at this time.
State Route 203 - From the Mammoth Mountain Parking Lot to Minaret Vista
Caltrans crews began clearing snow on State Route 203 from the Mammoth Mountain Ski Area parking lot to Minaret Vista on June 13, 2017. The snowpack is estimated to be between 8 to 15 feet. There is no estimated date for reopening the highway at this time.
State Route 108 – Sonora Pass – Opened June 13, 2017
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 Loop – Opened April 14, 2017
All information is subject to change due to weather conditions.
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).
Source: Caltrans District 9