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A story of the early opening of Tioga Road

From Christine Knadler Caltrans Maintenance Public Information Officer The morning of May 4th arrived with a burst of sunshine. Clouds dotted the tips of the Sierras, the skies had reached a vibrant blue, and U.S. Hwy 395 was sparsely strewn with travelers. As I drove north from Crowley Lake to Caltrans’ winter closure gate on […]

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Tourist runs into Tioga Mart

A man visiting the Eastern Sierra from New York “inadvertently applied the accelerator instead of the brake”, according to California Highway Patrol officers. The man ran into the front side of the Tioga Gas Mart in Lee Vining. The CHP said that the Bishop Communications Center received a 9-1-1 call Monday morning around 7:30 that […]

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