Summer Road Work

In Road Conditions, Safety, Travel
Traffic by Dolan Halbrook

In Yosemite, where the seasons are shorter because of the altitude, summer is often the only time when road work can be completed. Sure, it’s an inconvenience on your vacation having to stop for 10-15 minutes for the flag man but think of it this way, it’s your chance to slow down and experience the scenery instead of racing through and missing it from the drivers seat of your RV. Here’s a list of the current road work projects taking place within the park.

Road Work on Tioga Road

Please be advised that roads crews will be working on roadside brushing operations on Tioga road at various sites between Tamarack campground and White Wolf. Short traffic delays should expected.

Big Oak Flat Road Delays

Crews will be inspecting the three tunnels on the Big Oak Flat Road this week on Wednesday and Thursday, June 20th and 21st. So crews will be running single-lane traffic control thru these tunnels, with up to 15 minute delays, 8:00am to 5:00pm.

Wawona Road-Area Pavement Preservation (June-September)

Starting Tuesday, June 19th crews will begin pavement preservation work on the Wawona Road and secondary Roads (Chilnualna Falls Road — Forest Drive) in the Wawona Area. The road preservation work includes, crack seals, chip seals, microseals, and thin overlays, along with preparatory patching work. Crews will be working both day and night with traffic control and up to 15 minute delays with a pilot car operations. Crews will be working all day Monday thru Friday and nights Sunday thru Thursday 8:00 PM to 6:00 AM. This work will continue over the next 3-months.

Remember to always slow down when entering a construction area and keep your eyes open for work crews.

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