INYO COUNTY ― State Route (SR) 190 in Inyo County sustained significant road damage from the storm that took place Tuesday, September 13, which was the latest in a string of high-intensity weather events that have impacted the county since late July. The most recent damage occurred on SR 190 between Olancha and Panamint Valley […]
9/13/2022 @ 13:45 HRS. SR 190 IS NOW CLOSED FROM JUCTION 136 TO MOSIAC CANYON ROAD DUE TO FLOODING.
Nevada Department of Transportation and NHP reported to CHP and Caltrans around 4:30 this afternoon that Nevada State Route 359, which becomes California State Route 167 at the California/Nevada border, is flooding. Caltrans and CHP closed SR 167 at the junction with US 395 for emergency work. It is too early in this event to […]
9/12/2022 @ 15:00 HRS. SR 190 IS NOW CLOSED FROM TRONA WILD ROSE ROAD TO STOVEPIPE WELLS.
Caltrans crews are in Death Valley working to reopen a portion of State Route 190. The highway shut down early Sunday morning due to flooding and debris flows caused by rains generated by Tropical Storm Kay. Currently, State Route 190 is closed from the junction of State Route 136 to Stovepipe Wells. That closure will […]
Storms fueled by the remnants of Hurricane Kay caused localized, heavy damage in Death Valley National Park on Saturday afternoon, September 10. California highway 190 (CA-190) is closed from CA-136 junction to Stovepipe Wells Village. Badwater Road is fully closed. Many other park roads are still closed from floods five weeks ago. The flooding across […]
9/3/22 @ 20:12 HRS. DUE TO FLOODING, MUD AND DEBRIS STATE ROUTE 190 CLOSED FROM PM 115-109
DEATH VALLEY, Calif. – The National Weather Service now recognizes August 5, 2022, as Death Valley National Park’s rainiest day. The Park received three-quarters of its annual average rainfall in a few hours, causing flash flooding. Two rain gauges at the Furnace Creek weather station provided different rainfall measurements. The National Weather Service initially reported 1.46 […]
8/25/22 @ 19:00 HOURS DUE TO FLOODING State Route 190 IS CLOSED 10 MI. WEST OF DEATH VALLEY JCT. TO DEATH VALLEY JCT
INYO COUNTY – State Route 190 will reopen through Death Valley National Park tonight at 5:00 pm. The highway was shut down two weeks ago due to flash flooding and debris flows. Caltrans maintenance crews have been working to clear the road and shore up miles of shoulders that were damaged or eroded by flood […]