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June mudslide

Portion of State Route 158 closed due to mudslide

Caltrans news release Bishop – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) would like to inform the traveling public that State Route 158 (June Lake Loop) is closed between Silver Lake and Grant Lake. The official location is 7.3 miles south of the north junction of SR 158 & US Hwy 395.  A large mud slide […]

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Update: Access to retrieve trapped vehicles today

STATE ROUTE 168W (BISHOP CREEK)                                                                                                               ACCESS TO RETRIEVE VEHICLES BISHOP — Inyo County Sherriff, California Highway Patrol and the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) would like to inform the public that access to remove previously trapped vehicles will be available today until 3:00 p.m. Access past the road closure will be with law […]

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Update: Mud-ravaged State Route 58 may re-open Thursday

Caltrans press release Bishop, CA – The California Department of Transportation is continuing to clear mud, debris and vehicles from State Route 58 between Mojave & Tehachapi.  Due to a flash flood that occurred Thursday, October 15, 2015, mud flowed from the surrounding mountains onto State Route 58 at approximately 4:30 p.m. The highway closed to […]

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Mt. Whitney Hatchery fundraiser

The group known as Friends of Mt. Whitney Fish Hatchery have worked long and hard to maintain the hatchery as an historic attraction. Thursday evening they will hold their annual BBQ Fund Raiser at the Hatchery. A disastrous flood and mudslide in 2008 shut down the Hatchery, but it has been refurbished and reopened as […]

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