Amador County Alpine County Scenic Route 88 - Carson Pass Highway

STATE ROUTE 88 IS OPEN

Fall color hwy 88 Alpine County
Written by sierrarecmagazine

KEY ROUTE IN SIERRA NEVADA CLOSED DUE TO CALDOR FIRE NOW FULLY OPEN

ALPINE AND AMADOR COUNTIES – The California Department of Transportation
(Caltrans) and partner agencies reopened State Route 88 at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday,
September 16, 2021.
The roadway had been closed between Peddler Hill and Route 89/Picketts Junction,
and later from Peddler Hill to Kirkwood due to the Caldor Fire, which according to Cal
Fire had burned more than 219,000 acres and was 71% contained as of Thursday,
September 16, 2021.
Caltrans reminds the traveling public to exercise caution while traveling in the area, as
crews and emergency responders continue to work, and thanks motorists for their
cooperation and patience.
For the latest road conditions, visit quickmap.dot.ca.gov.
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