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Tioga Pass Road opens for 2018 season

News release Yosemite National Park announced that Tioga Road (Highway 120 East) will open for the season to all vehicular traffic on Monday, May 21, 2018 at 9:00 am. There will be limited services available along Tioga Road. All campgrounds along Tioga Road remain closed. There is no anticipated opening date for the Tuolumne Meadows store […]

 
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State of the Inyo; Tioga Pass to close due to storm

Press releases Tioga Pass is listed as open in the State of the Inyo for now, although the pass closes at 5:00 pm tonight. This has not been announced at the season closure– instead the pass is closing with the incoming snow in the forecast and Yosemite and Caltrans will evaluate based on what the […]

 
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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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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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