Caltrans to Temporarily Close Ebbetts, Monitor & Sonora Passes Ahead of Inclement Weather

Markleeville, CA…The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will temporarily close State Route 4 (SR-4)/Ebbetts Pass, SR-89/Montior Pass and SR-108/Sonora Pass in advance of inclement weather expected to arrive in the area later this week. With snowfall predicted to impact the mountain region in the next few days, Caltrans will perform the following, temporary pass closures to ensure the safety of motorists: SR-4/Ebbetts Pass and SR-108/Sonora Pass will both be closed at 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Thursday, October 7, 2021. State Route 89/Monitor Pass will be closed at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 7, 2021.

Maintenance crews will monitor the highways and passes during the storm and re-evaluate for possible opening of the passes on Saturday, October 9, 2021. • No other pass or highway closures are planned at this time. For updates, please visit,gov for highway conditions and closure details. This work is scheduled to begin as listed, but is subject to change due to traffic incidents, weather, availability of equipment, and/or materials and construction related issues. For the safety of workers and other motorists, please Be Work Zone Alert. #