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Traffic Alert Highway 41 O’Neals

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O’NEALS–California Highway Patrol is currently reporting a  motor vehicle accident has occurred on Highway 41 near Road 200 in the O’Neals area (Madera County). One vehicle is involved and no injuries are being reported. Northbound traffic is currently backed up with vehicles reportedly using the opposite lanes to get around. We will update this article when we have new information ...

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Fatal Accident Delays Morning Commute

MADERA COUNTY–Shortly after 8:00am this morning, Thursday, September 15, 2022, a major motor vehicle accident occurred on Highway 41 near Avenue 15. All lanes of the highway were closed for several hours, wreaking havoc on the morning commute. At approximately 8:16am, California Highway Patrol (CHP) Officers from the Madera Division, were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident involving multiple vehicles ...

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Alert Traffic Collision Highway 41 And Road 200

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O’NEALS–A motor vehicle accident has occurred on Highway 41 and Road 200. Two vehicles are involved with one vehicle being engulfed in flames. Firefighters have determined there is no threat to the vegetation in the area. No injuries are being reported however, there is some lane blockage and motorists can expect delays. We will update this article when new information ...

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Traffic Advisory Road 426 Oakhurst

OAKHURST—Madera County Public Works Department has announced a commuter alert for Road 426 between Highway 41 (SR-41) and Road 427 (School Road). The road work is a part of the 2020 Countywide Pavement Rehabilitation and Overlay Project. This part of the project affects Road 426 between SR-41 to Road 427 (School Rd). A map is included at the end of ...

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Wawona In Yosemite Reopens After Washburn Fire

WAWONA — Two weeks ago, the residents and visitors in the Wawona community of  Yosemite National Park were given a mandatory evacuation order due to the Washburn Fire. The Washburn Fire started on July 7th, 2022 near the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias. The fire is currently 4,866 acres and 87% contained. Fire officials expect to have it completely contained ...

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Washburn Fire Continues to Threaten Yosemite

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK–The Washburn Fire is currently burning within the Yosemite National Park (YNP) boundary near the Mariposa Grove area. The Mariposa Grove is closed indefinitely. The community of Wawona has been evacuated including residents, employees and park guests.  We will be adding updates to this article, please check back often. Helpful Links are at the bottom of the page. ...

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History Mystery #112: The Traveling Mystery Cabin

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Submitted by Debby Carter, SHSA Librarian. According to articles in the Sierra Star, the cabin that is now located at Fresno Flats Historic Park & Village (see map below) was originally located west of Highway 41 and south of Sugar Pine, and east of Silver Knob. In 1969, a year after the Sierra Historic Sites Association (SHSA) was formed, the ...

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Solo-Vehicle Accident On Highway 41 Near Road 406

MADERA COUNTY — Traffic was backed up and a woman was transported to the hospital on Wednesday, July 10, following an accident on Highway 41 south of Road 406 in the O’Neals area. Just before 2 p.m. a Fresno resident, reportedly in her mid-seventies, was traveling south on Highway 41 in a late-model Dodge Journey. The driver experienced the effects ...

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Cal Fire Plans Prescribed Burns At Night On Highway 41

COARSEGOLD — Cal Fire, in cooperation with Caltrans, Pacific Southwest Research Station/Fresno State University, California Highway Patrol, San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District and private landowners, aim to fulfill Governor Newsom’s Community Wildfire Prevention and Mitigation Report (Executive Order N-05-19), issued on Jan. 9. This report delivered recommendations to reduce public safety hazards associated with catastrophic wildfire and specifically ...

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Memorial Day Major Injuries Accident On Highway 41

COARSEGOLD — A two-vehicle accident on Highway 41 sent three people to the hospital with serious injuries on Memorial Day. On Monday, May 27 at about 2:45 p.m., Coarsegold resident Tristin Jacobs, 21, was driving a 1998 Mazda truck, traveling southbound on Highway 41 north of Yosemite Springs Parkway, according to CHP. A 2017 Ford F150 driven by Elizabeth Ellston, ...

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