I know you’ve been dying to know when it will open so wait no more. Tioga Pass opens May 11th!!!
Category: Road Conditions
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 [...]
Yosemite National Park Superintendent Don Neubacher announced today that the Tioga Road will open for the season on Monday, May 7, 2012 at 12:00 p.m. for all vehicle traffic. (via NPS)
The rumor has been confirmed the Tioga Road is open to bicycles. That means it’ll be a short time now and then cars will be allowed through.