Flooding on US 395 near Fort Independence

Inyo County Sheriff’s Office

Water was reported this morning to be running across Hwy 395 near the Fort Independence Travel Plaza. Thank you to Caltrans District 9 for their quick response! We want to remind folks to slow down when there is water on the road, and to drive carefully and cautiously.

To report flooding please contact the Sheriff’s Department at 760-878-0383. Be prepared to tell the Sheriff’s Dispatcher the exact location of the flooding and if the water threatens structures, animals, land or roadways.

If water threatens human life dial 911! And always remember – if you see significant amounts of water crossing a roadway Turn Around, Don’t Drown!

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From Caltrans

This highway information is the latest reported as of Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 10:18 .

US 395

[IN THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AREA]
NO TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS ARE REPORTED FOR THIS AREA.

[IN THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AREA & SIERRA NEVADA]
IS CLOSED FROM THE JCT OF SR 203 TO LEE VINING (MONO CO) – DUE TO WHITE-OUT CONDITIONS – MOTORISTS ARE ADVISED TO USE AN ALTERNATE ROUTE

CHAINS OR SNOW TIRES ARE REQUIRED FROM 25 MI NORTH OF BISHOP TO THE JCT OF SR 203 (MONO CO)

CHAINS OR SNOW TIRES ARE REQUIRED FROM 10 MI NORTH OF LEE VINING TO 11 MI SOUTH OF BRIDGEPORT (MONO CO)

PLEASE RESEARCH CHAIN CONTROL LOCATIONS AS CALTRANS IS CURRENTLY WORKING TO UPDATE CHAIN CONTROL DESCRIPTIONS FOR CONSISTENCY WITH INTERNET MAPPING, LIKE GOOGLE MAPS & MAPQUEST.

A HIGH WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM THE SAN BERNARDINO/KERN CO LINE TO OLANCHA (INYO CO) – TRAVEL IS NOT RECOMMENDED FOR CAMPERS, TRAILERS OR PERMIT LOADS

A HIGH WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM INYO/MONO CO LINE TO NEVADA STATE LINE – TRAVEL IS NOT RECOMMENDED FOR CAMPERS, TRAILERS OR PERMIT LOADS

[IN THE NORTHERN CALIFORNIA AREA]
A HIGH WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM THE NEVADA STATE LINE TO JOHNSTONVILLE (LASSEN CO) – TRAVEL IS NOT RECOMMENDED FOR CAMPERS, TRAILERS OR PERMIT LOADS

 

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