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Hwy 140 entrance to Yosemite National Park
Hwy 140 Courtesy of Yosemite Mariposa County

Hwy 140 Opens Through Mariposa To Yosemite

MARIPOSA COUNTY — Hwy 140 through Mariposa County to Yosemite National Park was officially opened at 8 pm on July 26th, 2022. It has been closed since the start of the Oak Fire on July 22. The area is still an active fire area with suppression equipment and personnel so please enter with caution and only if necessary and obey all posted reduced speed warnings.

The highway will remain open contingent on fire conditions.

Road closures still in effect:

• Triangle Road from Hwy 140 to East Westfall Road and all side roads
• Jerseydale Rd including all side roads
• Darrah Road from Quail Ridge to Triangle Rd including all side roads
• East Westfall Road from Triangle Road to Oliver Creek
• Carleton Road from Triangle to Indian Rock
• Ponderosa Way including all side roads
• Carstens Road including all side roads

The Oak Fire has currently covered 18,715 acres with 32% containment with full containment expected by August 6th, 2022.

Fire restrictions and closures near the fire area are in place in the Sierra National Forest. This closure will support public safety by keeping public members out of hazardous burn areas and will allow firefighting resources to combat the Fire without public interference. For additional information, visit https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/sierra/alerts-notices.

For more information on road conditions please visit- Information – California Highway  or call 1-800-427-7623

View the most current evacuation map at: https://arcg.is/jKqD5

For more information about wildfire preparedness visit: http://www.readyforwildfire.org

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