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Posted by: News_Desk on 11/27/2022 04:05 PM Updated by: News_Desk on 11/27/2022 04:06 PM
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Caltrans Reminds Motorists to Be Prepared for Winter Travel Season

Stockton, CA... With the start of the holiday travel season here, Caltrans is reminding all drivers to practice caution and be prepared when traveling this winter. With frigid temperatures and potential weather impacts forecasted for the holiday weekend, motorists need to be ready for whatever conditions the weather may bring.

Before you hit the road for the holidays, plan your trip in advance with the Caltrans QuickMap website at or the QuickMap app available for iOS
and Android devices. QuickMap gives users the latest details on road conditions along with CHP incident information. Both the app and the website include Waze layers built directly into the program. A vital tool for any traveler, QuickMap now offers optional geotargeted notifications for when there are traffic incidents in your area.

If you are traveling to the Sierra Nevada this holiday weekend, be aware that several highways are closed for the winter season. That includes:

• Route 4/Ebbetts Pass from the Mt. Reba turnoff just west of Lake Alpine to Silver Creek, 5 miles west of the Route 89 junction (Alpine County).
• Route 108/Sonora Pass from the Sno-Park gate east of Strawberry (Tuolumne
County) to the U.S. 395 junction in Mono County.
• Route 120/Tioga Pass from Crane Flat to 3 miles west of the U.S. 395 junction.
• Currently, there are no traffic restrictions on Route 89 over Monitor Pass, subject to change due to weather conditions.

With the snowy season here, Caltrans reminds drivers to make sure they’re properly packed before traveling to higher elevations. To know if you’re fully prepared, Caltrans
has put together a video detailing what you should pack before hitting the road:

For those with sensory disabilities requiring alternate formats (i.e., Braille, large print, sign language interpreter, etc.) and those needing information in a language other than English, please contact Bob Gossman at (760) 881-7145 or TTY 711.

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Posted on: 2022-11-28 17:08:14   By: Anonymous
I just moved up here from the East Bay. All this talk about properly packed & carry chains in the winter? Is this some kind of domination community in the winter????"" Please fill me in.......

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    Posted on: 2022-11-28 21:41:17   By: Anonymous
    Bend over, i'll fill you in.

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