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Walker Fire update: Campers being escorted to sites; 3,613 acres burned

News Release Lee Vining, CA: For the campers that were evacuated along Hwy 120 (Tioga Pass), there are escorts today into those campgrounds for property and belongings to be retrieved. The escorts will take place until 3:00 pm this afternoon and tomorrow, Wednesday, August 19th 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. depending on law enforcement availability. If you need […]

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Walker Fire update: Tioga Pass re-opens

– Press release from US Forest Service The Tioga Pass Road between Highway 395 and the Yosemite National Park Entrance re-opened today at 1:00 p.m. The road is opening without and escort. However, there will no stopping along the eastern six miles of the road. This will be strictly enforced. The fire remains active to […]

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Mono Supervisors: open Tioga Pass?

One possibly good point about the severe lack of snow this year, Caltrans could open Highway 120, Tioga Pass much earlier than usual, maybe even right now. The Mono County Local Transportation Commission wrote a letter to Caltrans and Yosemite National Park with that request. The Mono Supervisors planned to talk about that at their […]

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Tioga Pass slated to open Saturday

Caltrans press release: Mono County – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has re-opened State Route 120 (west) – Tioga Pass Road, to the East Yosemite Park Entrance Gate. State Route 120 is closed beyond this point. Users can access State Route 120 for recreational activities from the junction of US 395 at Lee Vining […]

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Caltrans closes tioga pass

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 […]

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Tiagapass Opening

Tioga Pass will open Saturday

Yosemite National Park Superintendent Don Neubacher announced today that the Tioga Road will open for the season on Saturday, June 18, 2011, at 8:00 a.m. for all vehicle traffic. The Tioga Road, bounded on both sides by State Highway 120, is the popular east-west crossing of the Sierra Nevada. Vault toilets are available in several […]

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Plowing Tioga Pass

No Tioga Pass travel until at least mid-June

No through travel on Tioga Pass for this Memorial Day holiday. Too much snow, according to the Park Service. Scott Gediman of Yosemite public information said that this year Mammoth Mountain Ski Area sent down some plows and Mono County worked to clear the pass, too. Caltrans had earlier reported that a path was cleared […]

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Tiagapass Opening

No estimated date for Tioga opening

It’s one of those things you can try to place bets on, if you dare, and hope for the best – the opening of Tioga Pass, Highway. Eastern Sierra businesses always hope for Memorial Day. Not much of a chance this year. According to Caltrans, Mono County crews and Caltrans District 9 have worked hard […]

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