Pinecrest, CA…Due to an incoming storm to hit the area, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close Sonora Pass (State Route 108) at Kennedy Meadows today (May 6, 2015) at 4:00 p.m. Caltrans will reopen the pass once weather permits and crews make the necessary repairs to the roads.
For the latest road condition information, the radio may be tuned to the Caltrans Highway Advisory Radio (HAR) at 530 AM, 1610 AM or 1670 AM or call the Caltrans Road Condition Hotline at 1-800-427-ROAD (7623). Real time conditions are also available online and for mobile phones at http://quickmap.dot.ca.gov. Changeable Message Signs with flashing beacons will have information regarding the pass closures.
Please remember, weather and road conditions can change rapidly. Motorists should expect the worst conditions and be prepared when traveling in areas subject to hazardous conditions.