Ebbetts, Sonora & Tioga Mountain Passes Re-Open ahead of Veterans Day Weekend

Arnold, CA…The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) re-opened State Route 108 East (Sonora Pass) at Kennedy Meadows due to traffic beginning at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 9, 2023.

Caltrans received notice from the National Park Service (NPS) will re-open State Route 120 East (Tioga Pass) at Crane Flat Road inside Yosemite National Park to traffic.

ALPINE COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) re-opened State Route 4 (Ebbetts Pass) today from Lake Alpine to the Route 89 junction to traffic, as of 8:00 a.m. on Friday, November 6, 2023.

For the latest road condition information, tune your radio 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 devices at quickmap.dot.ca.gov. Changeable Message Signs with flashing beacons will have information regarding the pass closures.

This is a good time to remember these tips:
• Slow down on rain or snow slick roads to prevent spin outs.
• Allow for extra travel time.
• Carry chains at all times, check tires and windshield wiper fluid.
• Visibility decreases during snow fall.
• Carry an emergency kit with extra food, water, clothing, and sleeping bag.
For the safety of workers and other motorists, please Be Work Zone Alert. For the latest road conditions, visit www.quickmap.dot.ca.gov