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LADWP offers update on runoff management

Press release LADWP Runoff Preparation and Management Continue in the Eastern Sierra Region as Water Flows Increase – UPDATE 3 The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) continues to work proactively to handle the massive runoff water resulting from this year’s near record snowpack in the Eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains. These efforts are […]

 
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Tioga Road scheduled to open Monday

Caltrans press release STATE ROUTE 120 WEST – TIOGA PASS REOPENS FOR THE SEASON Bishop, CA – The California Department of Transportation would like to notify travelers that SR 120 West also known as Tioga Pass will reopen on Monday, June 19th at 2:00 pm. Caltrans crews have cleared the snow, removed loose rocks, and completed road […]

 
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Ben Mitchell accepts the 1st Place Certificate for Northern Inyo Hospital from Cort Hitchens, Caltrans District 9’s Bicycle Coordinator.

Bike month promotes alternative transportation

Bishop – Bike month, celebrated each year in May, is a national event that promotes active transportation by bicycling.  The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) participated with local agencies to promotebike month in the Eastern Sierra. A local bike challenge was hosted by the Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District and ten local entities […]

 
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Caltrans updates on passes, State Route 14

Press releases Bishop – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 9 continues to work on clearing snow, removing rocks, and repairing its eight highways with seasonal closures.  As work progresses, pedestrians, bicyclists, skiers, etc. are advised to stay out of these areas. Safety is our number one priority, for the public as well as […]

 
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Wait for Mule Days Parade day to place chairs on route

Caltrans press release Bishop – With the Bishop Mule Days event rapidly approaching, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) would like to remind the public of their goal to provide safe access for pedestrians on downtown sidewalks days before the Mule Days Parade. To facilitate providing safe access on the sidewalks, please do not place […]

 
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Updates on mountain roads, passes

Press release Updated Road Conditions for Inyo County Mountain Roads: Upper Rock Creek, above Tom’s place – CLOSED. Mono County Road has cleared most of the main road with only clean-up operations left; new updates on the status of this road will be posted. Pine Creek Rd. – OPEN- No restrictions Sabrina Rd., – OPEN, […]

 
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‘Unified Command’ formed for flood preparedness

  Press release Record high snowpack in the Sierra this winter has prompted Inyo County allied agencies to form a Unified Command for preemptive flood preparedness.   CalTRANS, Southern California Edison, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Tribal Administrators, City of Bishop, Inyo County, and other local and […]

 
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Caltrans annual litter pick-up day

Press release Bishop – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is joining forces with California Highway Patrol, City of Bishop, County of Inyo and volunteers Thursday, April 13th for the annual California Statewide Litter Collection, Enforcement and Beautification Day in an effort to increase public awareness on the volume and cost associated with removing trash along state highways. […]

 
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Whitney Portal Road spring re-opening may be delayed

Interagency press release Substantial snowfall from an atmospheric river event in mid-January has led to a major rock fall on Whitney Portal Road, causing significant damage to an approximately 100-foot stretch of road. This damage may delay the re-opening of the road this spring. Initial assessments by Inyo County, Cal Trans, and Inyo National Forest […]

 
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Beware of deer on roads

Press release Bishop – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) would like to notify motorists that deer are out and about in the Eastern Sierra. Due to the snowy conditions, deer are venturing out onto the roadways to escape from the snow. Motorists should watch for deer as they are commuting especially during the dawn […]

 
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Update: US 395 reopened

Press releases Bishop – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has reopened US Highway 395 from Lee Vining to the Nevada State Line which was closed due to flooding.  Also reopened is State Route 182 (Sweetwater Road) which was closed to thru traffic due to a rockslide. Chain controls are in effect throughout Mono County.  […]

 
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