Good thing it’s the start of the slow season in Yosemite right?
Category: Road Conditions
Although Highway 120 west and Highway 120 east will both be closed today due to the fire you can still get to Yosemite Valley and Wawona without too much delay.
I know you’ve been dying to know when it will open so wait no more. Tioga Pass opens May 11th!!!
If you’ve been waiting to get through Tioga Pass well, you’ll have to wait a bit longer.
If you’ve been a long time visitor to Yosemite you may well remember the traffic light that was placed on Highway 120 between Buck Meadows and the Cherry Lake Road turn-off. Well, to make a long story short, road construction this summer may well just bring the light back to 120 signaling stop and go […]
The Hetch Hetchy Road is closed indefinitely after park officials discovered water undercutting a hillside beneath the road making the road “extremely unstable”. The road is still intact, but water undercutting the hillside below the pavement has made it “extremely unstable,” Cobb said. The National Park Service temporarily closed the road in December due to […]
If you were thinking about heading up and traversing the Sierra via Tioga Pass (Highway 120) you can forget it.
In Yosemite, where the seasons are shorter because of the altitude, summer is often the only time when road work can be completed.
(This article cross posted from The Little Red Tent) I took a trip across Tioga Pass yesterday, and can report the following observations. The road itself is completely clear of snow, with only small amounts of run-off from nearby snow banks. It’s also in good conditions, with some repairs evident, and only a couple of […]