Road Repairs Causing Delays in Yosemite

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Long Lines by Donna S

Long Lines by Donna S

Long lines of cars wait in Yosemite. Photo by Donna S.

While there’s funding the National Park Service is busy with a number of road repair projects within the park. Unfortunately for visitors this can mean a hinderance with long stops in construction zones, snarled bumper-to-bumper traffic and an lost opportunities for sight seeing and recreation.

Current construction areas within the park are:

Wawona Tunnel
Minimal delays. Ventilation and fire suppression system maintenance. Ongoing.

Wawona Road (Highway 41 from Yosemite Valley to South Entrance)
30 minute delays. Construction taking place during day and night hours. Road repaving, curb replacement, drainage replacement, shoulder work. No stopping in construction zone. Expected completion: November 2010

Tioga Road
10 minute delays. Culvert work, shoulder grading. Expected completion: July 18, 2010

Big Oak Flat Road
Intermittent one lane traffic with brief delays. Tree removal, hazard cleanup. Ongoing

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One commentOn Road Repairs Causing Delays in Yosemite

  • My family just got back from a week in the park and it took them an hour and a half to get from the valley to Wawona. Road delays are a bummer but it will be great to see the roads in a state that will keep everyone safe.

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