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Monitor Pass Closed Due to Tamarack Fire | Drivers take note!

Caltrans has closed Monitor Pass/State Route 89 in northern Mono County due to the Tamarack Fire. The fire, which originally started near the town of Markleeville, has spread to parts of Nevada and is now estimated to be around 43,900 acres in size.   Sonora Pass/State Route 108 remains open as an alternate route over […]

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Driving During the Winter Season

BISHOP — Caltrans would like to remind the traveling public to practice caution and be prepared for winter weather throughout Eastern Kern, Inyo, and Mono counties. With winter storms set to arrive beginning tomorrow, motorists need to be ready for whatever conditions the weather may bring. When visiting higher elevations, drivers are reminded to keep […]

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Traffic Alert

State Route 89/Monitor Pass to Close Ahead of Storm

UPDATE: State Route 89/Monitor Pass to Close Ahead of Storm MONO COUNTY — With another winter storm in the forecast for the Eastern Sierra, Caltrans is closing State Route 89/Monitor Pass. The closure is planned for Friday, December 11, at 2:00 pm. The other two mountain passes in Mono County remain closed with State Route 108/Sonora […]

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