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All Lanes Of SR-140 Near Briceburg Now Open

MARIPOSA COUNTY—The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has concluded its work on State Route 140 (SR-140) near Briceburg to clear away debris and repair the road after a rockslide on Sunday, January 15, 2023, forced its closure. All lanes are now open. Crews made safe and fast progress clearing the area and making needed repairs after the closure. Once a ...

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Icy Roads Cause School Delays And Traffic Alerts

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES–Hazardous conditions due to icy roads are causing school delays this morning. Also, traffic collisions and hazards are being reported. Please use caution on the roads and give yourself extra time to reach your destination.   We will update this article throughout the day as more information is available.   Traffic Collisions 12:35 pm Type: Trfc Collision-1141 Enrt Location: ...

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Storm System Expected Sunday And Monday

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES—The National Weather Service Hanford Office predicts a storm system will drop southward through California on Sunday and Monday, bringing a chance of light rain and mountain snow to the area. Freezing temperatures are likely across the San Joaquin Valley Monday and Tuesday nights, with upper 20s in rural areas. This will bring a chance of generally light precipitation, ...

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Traffic Alert: Hwy 41 And Yosemite Springs Parkway Collision

YOSEMITE LAKES—The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is reporting a traffic collision has taken place on Highway 41 near Yosemite Springs Parkway. The incident is reportedly a head-on collision with 3 vehicles involved. Injuries are unknown at this time, and an ambulance is en route. There is some lane blockage, so please avoid the area if possible. We will update this ...

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Round-the-Clock Traffic Control on State Route 140

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MARIPOSA COUNTY— The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) continues to make progress in clearing a rockslide that occurred on Sunday, January 15, 2023, temporarily closing State Route 140 near Briceburg in Mariposa County. One-way traffic control currently is in place 24 hours a day through the area. There is no limit to vehicle type. Motorists are advised to expect delays. ...

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Defend Your Space and Increase your Property Value

COARSEGOLD — Manicuring your property is not only rewarding, but it can also increase the value of your home and helps keep your home safe during fire season. The recent storms have brought a lot of water, which means lots of growth on your land, and high winds that have caused major tree damage.  It’s not too early to get ...

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Mariposa County Seeks Information on Storm Damage

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MARIPOSA COUNTY — Mariposa County Office of Emergency Services is seeking information to provide to state and federal partners, in hopes of obtaining financial support for the County and individual residents, following the recent weather event. If you experienced damage due to the 2022/2023 Atmospheric Weather Event (winter storms beginning December 27th, 2022), please visit https://arcg.is/00qijD0 and answer all questions ...

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CHP Will Escort Motorists Through Slide Area On Jan. 23

Image of equipment moving debris from rockslide on Hwy 140

TRAFFIC ADVISORY – One-way Traffic Control is Targeted to Begin on Jan. 24 MARIPOSA COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) continues to make progress in clearing a rockslide that occurred on Sunday, January 15, 2023, temporarily closing State Route 140 near Briceburg in Mariposa County. Route 140 is currently closed in both directions from the Bug Hostel (Midpines) ...

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Crews To Begin Hauling Material Off State Route 140

Image of Rockslide near Briceburg and Yosemite

TRAFFIC ADVISORY – One-way Traffic Control is Targeted to Begin Middle of Next Week MARIPOSA COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) continues to make progress in clearing a rockslide that occurred on Sunday, January 15, 2023, temporarily closing State Route 140 near Briceburg in Mariposa County. Clean-up on the slide is ahead of schedule, with plans to begin ...

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Traffic Alert: Traffic Collision Rd 274 And Rd 229A

BASS LAKE–The California Highway Patrol is reporting a traffic collision has occurred on Road 274 near the intersection of Road 229A. Two vehicles are involved. An ambulance is enroute and there is lane blockage. Please avoid the area if possible.   We will update this article as more information is available.

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