Update on US 395 closures

UPDATE FROM CALTRANS

U.S. HWY 395 CLOSURES

MONO/INYO COUNTY– The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has updated the closure information on U.S. Hwy 395.

  • U.S. Hwy 395 is now closed from State Route 203 (Mammoth Lakes) to Lee Vining due to heavy snow and white out conditions. There is no estimated time for reopening.
  • Travelers in the queue from the earlier incident will be turned around and escorted. The southbound traffic will be escorted to Lee Vining. The northbound traffic will be escorted to the junction at SR 203.
  • High winds have closed U.S. Hwy 395 to high profile vehicles from Bishop, north to the California/Nevada State Line.

Winter Driving Tips

Photo courtesy of Caltrans

Caltrans reminds drivers, when driving in winter conditions, to always carry chains. Keep a full tank of gas, carry blankets, water, food, a shovel, gloves, a flashlight, and sand or kitty litter to provide traction in case your vehicle becomes stuck. The traveling public is advised to drastically slow down and proceed with caution.

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For the latest highway information please visit the Caltrans QuickMap site at quickmap.dot.ca.gov or call the Road Condition Hotline at 1-800-427-ROAD (7623).

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www.dot.ca.gov

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Earlier release

MONO/INYO COUNTY– The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has announced two closures on U.S. Hwy 395.

  • U.S. Hwy 395 is closed northbound and southbound from State Route 120 W to State Route 158 S due to a multiple vehicle accident. There is no current estimated time of reopening.
  • High winds have closed U.S. Hwy 395 to high profile vehicles from Bishop, north to the California/Nevada State Line.

Winter Driving Tips

Caltrans reminds drivers, when driving in winter conditions, to always carry chains. Keep a full tank of gas, carry blankets, water, food, a shovel, gloves, a flashlight, and sand or kitty litter to provide traction in case your vehicle becomes stuck. The traveling public is advised to drastically slow down and proceed with caution.

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For the latest highway information please visit the Caltrans QuickMap site at quickmap.dot.ca.gov or call the Road Condition Hotline at 1-800-427-ROAD (7623).

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www.dot.ca.gov

 
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