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Traffic Restrictions Next Week in Mariposa County

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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 • One-way traffic control from Drunken Gulch Road to Bagby Recreation Area for geotechnical work beginning Sunday, April 23, through Saturday, April 29, 2023, from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. • One-way traffic ...

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Traffic Restrictions Next Week in Mariposa County

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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 • One-way traffic control at Peak View Road for utility work from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Friday, April 21, 2023. • One-way traffic control from Drunken Gulch Road to the Merced ...

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Traffic Restrictions Next Week in Mariposa County

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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 • One-way traffic control from New Priest Grade Road to Bear Valley Road for drainage work beginning Monday, April 3, through Friday, April 7, 2023 from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.   Route ...

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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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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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Yosemite National Park CLOSED

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK–Officials from Yosemite National Park (YNP) have announced that the park is closed through Wednesday, March 1, due to severe winter conditions. For Authorized administrative only traffic can use El Portal Rd/Hwy 140. Starting at noon today, visitors/residents in Wawona and Yosemite West may exit toward Yosemite Valley/Hwy 140. Residents may not re-enter. Please call our road status phoneline ...

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Storm Watch: Late February 2023

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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