FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE REVISED!
Who: California Department of Transportation, District 9
What: Pass Closures due to pending storm
When: January 18, 2012
Where: State Route 108 “Sonora Pass”, State Route 120 “Tioga Pass” & State Route 89 “Monitor Pass”
Due to current weather conditions, State Route 120 West, “Tioga Pass” closed Tuesday, January 17th, 2012 for the season. State Route 108 “Sonora Pass” and State Route 89 “Monitor Pass” have closed effective Wednesday, January 18th, 2012 at 12:00 pm. Depending on weather conditions, this may be a season closure.
Weather and road conditions can change rapidly during winter storms. High winds and blowing snow often cause zero visibility conditions. Call 1-800-427-7623 for current road conditions. For immediate updates, follow us on Twitter at: Caltrans9 or Facebook at: California Department of Transportation District 9.