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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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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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Caltrans Recommends Motorists Avoid Travel

STOCKTON – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) strongly recommends motorists avoid travel as much as possible until an incoming atmospheric river weather event subsides. The National Weather Service forecasts over the next 5-7 days: • Lingering mountain/foothill snow showers today. • A warmer wet weather system Thursday afternoon into early next week with higher snow levels, widespread valley/foothill rain, ...

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Storm Watch: Late February 2023 PART 2

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES–The National Weather Service Hanford Office is predicting that a series of cold storm systems will continue to bring winter weather impacts to the foothill and mountain communities across our area. These storms are expected to include blizzard like conditions in the higher elevations of Yosemite National Park and the Sierra Nevada Mountains and snow levels down to 500 ...

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One-Way Traffic Control on State Routes 49 and 140

MARIPOSA COUNTY —The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is scheduled to conduct the following work next week in Mariposa County: Route 49 • One-way traffic control from Tipton-Usona Road to Stumpfield Mountain Road for roadway wash out/slip out from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 21, 2023. • One-way traffic control from Stumpfield Mountain Road to Delong Creek for roadway ...

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One-Way Traffic Control on State Route 49

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MARIPOSA COUNTY —The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is scheduled to conduct the following work next week in Mariposa County: Route 49 • One-way traffic control at Wass Road East for roadway washout/slip-out repairs from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 14, 2023. • One-way traffic control from Moccasin Creek to Bear Valley Road for shoulder work beginning ...

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One Way Traffic Control on State Route 140

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MARIPOSA COUNTY —The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is scheduled to conduct the following work next week in Mariposa County: Route 140 One-way traffic control from the Merced/Mariposa county line to Trower Road for highway construction beginning Monday, February 6, through Friday, February 10, 2023, from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Motorists should expect 10-minute delays and are advised to ...

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Traffic Alert: Hwy 140 Closed In Mariposa County

MARIPOSA COUNTY–The California Highway Patrol (CHP) and The California Department of Transportation (CalTrans) are reporting that Highway 140 is temporarily closed with no estimated time of reopening. The closure begins at the top of the Briceburg grade near the Yosemite Bug Hostel turn off and continues through to El Portal. We will update this article when new information is available. ...

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Let’s Talk Chain Controls

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES–Every year I hear the same questions about chain controls in our communities. Do I have to carry chains? What do R1, R2, and R3 mean? My vehicle is four-wheel drive, do I still need chains? Keep reading for the answers to these questions and more. During the winter months, motorists may encounter traction chain controls in the mountain ...

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Storm Watch– Schools, Road Conditions, Power Outages

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES–From rain to hail to snow, thunderstorms, and wind, our communities have been dealing with the first major winter storm of the season which began on Sunday. The National Weather Service Hanford Office has predicted that Tuesday night into Wednesday morning will be the worst of the storm with snow levels dropping and more thunderstorms possible. Check below for ...

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