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All Lanes Of SR-140 Near Briceburg Now Open

MARIPOSA COUNTY—The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has concluded its work on State Route 140 (SR-140) near Briceburg to clear away debris and repair the road after a rockslide on Sunday, January 15, 2023, forced its closure. All lanes are now open. Crews made safe and fast progress clearing the area and making needed repairs after the closure. Once a ...

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Traffic Alert: Hwy 41 And Yosemite Springs Parkway Collision

YOSEMITE LAKES—The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is reporting a traffic collision has taken place on Highway 41 near Yosemite Springs Parkway. The incident is reportedly a head-on collision with 3 vehicles involved. Injuries are unknown at this time, and an ambulance is en route. There is some lane blockage, so please avoid the area if possible. We will update this ...

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Round-the-Clock Traffic Control on State Route 140

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MARIPOSA COUNTY— The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) continues to make progress in clearing a rockslide that occurred on Sunday, January 15, 2023, temporarily closing State Route 140 near Briceburg in Mariposa County. One-way traffic control currently is in place 24 hours a day through the area. There is no limit to vehicle type. Motorists are advised to expect delays. ...

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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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New Year’s Weekend Storm Damage Adding Up

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES–This past weekend’s storm wreaked havoc on our mountain communities in more ways than one. Although we definitely needed the rain and snow, what we didn’t need was the flooding and damage that came with it. Flooding, landslides, trees down, power outages, and more occurred mostly on Saturday, News Year’s Eve when an atmospheric river storm moved through our ...

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New Year’s Weekend 2023 Storm Watch

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES–Check below for 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!   There is a power outage affecting approximately 2200 people in Mariposa County from Ponderosa Basin to Bootjack to the Lushmeadows area. Estimated time of ...

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Weekend Winter Traffic Advisory

STOCKTON—The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) wants to remind motorists to be prepared for heavy winter storms in the valley, foothills, and mountains beginning today into this weekend. According to the National Weather Service, moderate snow is forecast above 3,500 feet today (December 8) into early Friday. A stronger system is expected to bring Valley rain, heavy mountain snow, and ...

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Traffic Alert | Two Traffic Collisions Hwy 41

COARSEGOLD–The California Highway Patrol is currently reporting two motor vehicle accidents have occurred on Highway 41 in the Coarsegold area. One accident is near Road 207 and involves 3 vehicles. An ambulance is enroute and there is some lane blockage. The other  accident involves 2 vehicles near Road 415. Again, an ambulance is enroute and there is lane blockage. Injuries ...

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Traffic Alert Hwy 41 and Cavin Coarsegold

COARSEGOLD –The California Highway Patrol is reporting a motor vehicle accident that has occurred on Highway 41 near Cavin Road. Two vehicles are involved and there is an ambulance en route. This is a head-on collision and some lane blockage exists. Please avoid the area if possible. We will update this article as more information is available.   Update 12:45pm The ...

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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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