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Lake Mary and Old Mammoth Road Closure Due to Incoming Weather

  In order to protect public safety, Inyo National Forest is closing Lake Mary Road and Old Mammoth Road until further notice and depending on weather conditions. The following four gates will be closed to motorized use while still allowing pedestrian traffic. To access the Lakes Basin area, parking will be permitted along the shoulder, […]

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MONO COUNTY – Caltrans District 9 is closing three of its mountain highways this week ahead of the arrival of the first major snowstorm of the season. The National Weather Service is forecasting several inches of snow for the Sierra Nevada starting tomorrow through Thursday. At 6:00 pm tonight, Caltrans will close the Lee Vining […]

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US 395 Northbound Keough’s Thin Blanket Project Starts Today October 3rd

  BISHOP – Today work began on the Northbound Keough’s Thin Blanket Project on U.S. 395 in Inyo County. This highway maintenance project will apply a .15’ hot-mix asphalt overlay to the northbound lanes of the highway between Big Pine and Bishop, extending the life of the pavement. The project area will extend for approximately 13 […]

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Caltrans Aiming to Reopen State Route 190 by the End of October

First Section of Highway to Reopen by October 12 INYO COUNTY — Caltrans is anticipating it will reopen State Route 190 from its current set of closures in two phases beginning on October 12. The highway was closed following two late-summer storms on September 10 and September 13 that washed away sections of the highway, first on […]

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Caltrans Continues to Assess Damage from Tuesday’s Storm State Route 190 Remains Closed from Olancha to Stovepipe Wells

  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 […]

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Badwater Road 2022-09-13 eroded shoulder NPS photo by C Thompson, showing Abby Wines

Fresh Flooding on Sept. 13 in Death Valley- Updates on Road Closures/Openings 

DEATH VALLEY, Calif. – Another round of storms impacted roads in the Death Valley region on Tuesday, September 13. The National Park Service (NPS) has some updated estimates for roads to reopen. The west entrance to Death Valley National Park is closed due to extensive damage to California Highway 190 (CA-190) west of the Park’s […]

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