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With the reopening of Highway 41 from Fresno (at least in part) you’re probably wondering when the Big Oak Flat Road will reopen connecting Yosemite with it’s western neighbors along Highway 120. Well the official word is, not any time soon.
Highway 41 has partially opened to one way, controlled traffic while crews continue to work.
Currently, the only outside access to Yosemite Valley is via Highway 140.
Here’s the information that may keep you sane and alive if you’re heading up to the park this weekend.
The Big Oak Flat Road and El Portal Road have reopened to traffic into Yosemite Valley but we’re not out of the woods yet. Snow and heavy rains are expected to continue into this weekend with a flood warning in effect until Saturday.
Rock fall has temporarily closed the Big Oak Flat Road into and out of the park.