MONITOR PASS/STATE ROUTE 89, EBBETTS PASS/STATE ROUTE 4 & SONORA
PASS/STATE ROUTE 108 CLOSING TEMPORARILY AT 10 AM FRIDAY MORNING
CalTrans Road Alert – November 6, 2020 – Due to this weekend’s approaching storm, District 10 is scheduled to temporarily close Monitor Pass/State Route 89, Ebbetts Pass/SR-4 and Sonora Pass/SR-108 at 10 a.m. on Friday, November 6, 2020.
The three passes are scheduled to remain closed into Monday morning, November 9, 2020, when the weather situation will be re-assessed. District 10 typically closes all three passes prior to the severe winter-weather season, and the passes usually remain closed until the roads are cleared of
snow and inspected prior to public travel each Spring.
TIOGA pASS hWY 120 INTO yOSEMITE nATIONAL pARK CLOSED THURSDAY AT 5PM FOR THE SAME STORM WILL BE REEVALUATED ON MONDAY. For information on Tioga Pass, please visit the Yosemite National Park at www.nps.gov/yose/index.htm. The park maintains roads in the park and manages the openings and closings as the highway winds through the park.
This weekend’s storm is expected to drop temperatures, as well as drop some rain in the foothills and the valley floor. It also is expected to deliver snow to the higher altitudes of the Sierra Nevada.
Always prepare for your trip by packing an emergency bag with extra food, beverages, cell phone charger, heavy jackets and other items in case you become stranded.