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Monitor Pass, State Route 89 Opens for Summer Season Today

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/26/2019 02:40 PM
Alpine County, CA..The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has removed the winter snow, cleared the debris and made the necessary repairs to open State Route 89 (SR89) over Monitor Pass today at 3:00 p.m. The diligent work of Caltrans crews enabled the opening of the pass for motorists and cyclists. Monitor Pass is one of four in District 10 that typically close late in the fall – prior to the start of the snow season – and then open in spring after the roads have been cleared and inspected.

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Independence Road To Reopen to Local & Emergency Traffic on April 27th.

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/23/2019 07:12 PM
Rail Road Flat, CA...Update on 2019 Winter Storms Disaster Independence Road Project. Calaveras County Department of Public Works has determined that Independence Road will be re-opened to local traffic and emergency vehicles beginning on Saturday, April 27, 2019, barring any unforeseen circumstances. Please be advised that some areas of Independence Road will only have access for one-way traffic and Public Works requests that drivers reduce their speed and use caution throughout the area.

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Road Condition & Chain Control Updates for Hwys 4, 26, 49, 88, 108 & 120

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/27/2019 06:43 AM
Arnold, CA...Road Condition & Chain Control Updates for Hwys 4, 26, 49, 88, 108 & 120. Closures on Hwy 88 have the Kirkwood area as an island. Hwy 88 is closed at the Carson Spur area before Kirkwood on the west and at the Carson Pass Summit area to the east. Chains are required on Hwy 4 from 4.5 miles east of Arnold. Hwy 26 remains closed from Glencoe to West Point due to mudslide repairs. On Hwy 108 you will need to engage the 4wd 1 mile past Long Barn to get up to Dodge Ridge. Stay safe and enjoy the snow...

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Hwy 140 Though Ferguson Fire Burn Scar Has Reopened

Posted by: thepinetree on 11/30/2018 06:28 PM
Mariposa, CA...The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and the California Highway Patrol re-opened State Route 140 in and near the Ferguson Fire burn scar at approximately 12 p.m. (noon) on Friday, November 30, 2018. This closure was due to an ongoing storm that led to multiple mudslides and debris such as rocks coming onto the roadway. This closure was in place for approximately 17 miles from Bear Creek near Midpines to Foresta Road in El Portal – approximately 4 miles west of the Yosemite National Park entrance. The closure began overnight at 2 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 29 and lasted roughly 34 hours.

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Court Street, San Andreas - Temporary Road Closure for Emergency Tree Removal on Friday, November 30, 2018

Posted by: thepinetree on 11/29/2018 01:27 PM
San Andreas, CA...The driving public should be advised that there will be a hard road closure on Court Street, San Andreas on Friday, November 30, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Crews will be removing a large hazard tree on Court Street. Detours and traffic control will be in place as shown on the map below. Please call Public Works at (209) 754-6401 with any questions.


Ebbetts & Sonora Passes to Close Ahead of Incoming Storm

Posted by: thepinetree on 11/19/2018 01:27 PM
Alpine & Tuolumne Counties...Caltrans District 10 tentatively plans to close Ebbetts Pass (State Route 4) at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20, and Sonora Pass (State Route 108) at noon Wednesday, Nov. 21. Those times are subject to change, and could be impacted by the behavior of the weather. These are NOT the long-term, seasonal closures that Caltrans implements annually on our mountain passes.

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Caltrans Closing State Route 132 in Tuolumne County for Culvert Repair.

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/07/2018 12:37 PM
Tuolumne, CA...Caltrans will conduct a full closure of eastbound and westbound State Route 132 (SR-132) in Tuolumne County, to replace a failing culvert that is used to carry water under the road.The closure is scheduled to begin at 5:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 5, 2018, and the work is expected to be finished by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 5, 2018. This will be a full 24/7 closure during the length of the project and a marked detour will be in place. The culvert is approximately 1.5 miles east of Bonds Flat Road and 1 mile west of Merced Falls Road. The culvert was damaged during the storrns that rock. western Tuolumne County last spring, and repairs were delayed until after Labor Day to minimize impact on the region's economically critical summer tourism season.

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Caltrans District 10 Road Report & Repair Schedule Through May 19th

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/14/2018 12:45 PM
Angels Camp, CA...The latest schedule of road repairs and maintenance that will affect your travels in our area and as you travel. Locally crews will be working on many of our roadways. Below is Caltrans plans for repairs and maintenance on local roads. It shows the route, county, and location of the possible repairs. Weather and other factors can alter their schedule.

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Caltrans Crews Near Sonora Pass Summit

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/26/2018 06:29 PM
Eagle Meadows, CA...Check out Caltrans crews' progress clearing 9,623' Sonora Pass on KCRA 3 tonight. Reporter Will Heryford joined us for a ride along to document seasonal clearing on this scenic route. Once the snow is cleared, there is lots of other work that needs to be done. Prior to opening the roadway for public use, the pavement is repaired, cracks are sealed and the roadway is re-striped. The foremost guiding principle in these procedures is to maintain public and worker safety.

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Caltrans to Begin Repaving Project on Hwys 108/120 in Stanislaus & Tuolumne Counties

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/03/2018 08:30 AM
Stanislaus/Tuolumne County – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is preparing a highway improvement project that will repave 34 miles of State Route 108/(SR-108) and SR-120 in Stanislaus and Tuolumne counties. The project will begin at Lancaster Road in eastern Stanislaus County and continue to the SR-108/SR-49 junction in Tuolumne County, as well as to Moccasin Creek Bridge on SR-120 in southern Tuolumne County. This project will extend the service life of the existing pavement and improve efficiency and safety for motorists on these highways.

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