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Crews Continue Work to Clear Slide on State Route 140

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MARIPOSA COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) continues to clear a slide caused by recent weather activity on State Route 140 in Mariposa County. Route 140 is closed approximately 15 miles east of Briceburg. However, motorists can travel around the slide area via a detour on Route 140 at Foresta and El Portal roads. The initial scaling is ...

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Traffic Restrictions Next Week in Mariposa County

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TRAFFIC ADVISORY – Traffic Restrictions Next Week in Mariposa County MARIPOSA COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has the following work scheduled on State Routes 49 and 140 next week in Mariposa County. Route 49 • The right shoulder will be closed from the California Ranger Station to Joe Howard Road for utility work beginning Monday, March 27, ...

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Hwy 41 and 120 To Yosemite Will Re-open Today

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YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK — Big Oak Flat Road (continuation of Highway 120 west of Yosemite) will open today, Friday, March 24, at noon. Chains are required. Wawona Road (continuation of Highway 41) will open today, Friday, March 24, at 5 pm. Both roads were damaged in recent storms and have one-lane sections controlled by traffic lights. Watch for damaged road ...

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Snow Removal Operations Dominate Next Week’s Road Work

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TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Mariposa County MARIPOSA COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will conduct the following road work next week on State Route 49 (SR-49) and SR-140. State Route 49 • One-way traffic control between Stumpfield Mountain Road and Tiptop-Usona Road for utility work on Friday, March 24, 2023, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. • Long-term one-way traffic ...

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Yosemite Preparing To Allow Minimal Public Access

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NORTH FORK — Yosemite National Park will restore minimal public access starting Saturday, March 18, 2023. Yosemite Valley will be open from sunrise to sunset starting Saturday, March 18, 2023, with very limited services available. The only access to Yosemite Valley will be via Highway 140 and El Portal Road, with a short detour in El Portal. Hetch Hetchy will ...

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Storm Related Highway Closures in Mariposa County

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STOCKTON – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is performing the following highway closures due to storm-related activity. Closure updates and locations are below as of Thursday, March 16, 2023, as of 8:00 a.m. MARIPOSA COUNTY: • One-way traffic control on SR-49 at Bagby Vista Point for slide removal. There is no ETO. • Full highway closure of SR-140 from ...

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Alert: Mariposa County Shelter in Place and Evacuations

MARIPOSA COUNTY–The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office has announced the following Evacuation Warning and Shelter in Place orders: Yosemite West An EVACUATION WARNING has been issued for the Yosemite West Area. At this time there is the potential for roadway hazards that may impact residents’ ability to leave the area. Should you choose to stay, be aware that rescue or lifesaving ...

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Mid March Atmospheric River Storm Watch

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES–Check below for weather alerts, road conditions including traffic collisions, closures and hazards, school closures, power outages and other emergencies as they happen. We will continue to update this article throughout the storm – stay safe! Related Articles: Local Sheriff’s Offer Warnings and Resources National Weather Service Issues Flood Watch Emergency Sand & Sand Bag Locations MADERA COUNTY   ...

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Yosemite National Park Remains Closed

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK–Officials for Yosemite National Park (YNP) have announced that the park will remain closed through Sunday, March 12, and possibly longer. Reopening on March 13 is a best-case scenario. Another storm system is forecast at the end of the week, which could further impact the park. Conditions will be evaluated on a daily basis, and the park will ...

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Now Playing at Yosemite Cinema: March 3rd – March 9th

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Showtimes for Friday, March 3rd – Thursday, March 9th Yosemite VR shows begin at 11:45 a.m. daily. Remember, you can always check movie times and purchase tickets in advance at Yosemite Cinema or on the Yosemite Cinema App. Creed III PG-13 2 hr 43 min After dominating the boxing world, Adonis Creed has been thriving in both his career and family life. When ...

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