Monitor Pass to Close on Wednesday Ahead of Next Storm

Monitor Pass to Close on Wednesday Ahead of Next Storm

Markleeville, CA…The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to close State Route 89 from the junction of Route 4 to U.S. 395 (Monitor Pass) at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 30, 2022, to protect public safety due to an incoming storm. Caltrans will evaluate and determine whether to reopen Monitor Pass or keep it closed […]

Caltrans District 10 Will Reopen Monitor Pass on Nov. 15 Ebbetts, Sonora and Tioga Passes Remain Closed

Caltrans District 10 Will Reopen Monitor Pass on Nov. 15 Ebbetts, Sonora and Tioga Passes Remain Closed

Markleeville, CA…The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 10 will reopen State Route 89/Monitor Pass at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 15, 2022, after a temporary closure due to winter weather. Route 4/Ebbetts Pass remains closed from the east end of Lake Alpine to 7.3 miles east of the Route 89 junction. Route 108/Sonora Pass […]

State Route 89 Opens to One-Way Traffic Control Today Aug. 18! Visit and Shop in Markeeville!!

State Route 89 Opens to One-Way Traffic Control Today Aug. 18!  Visit and Shop in Markeeville!!

Markleeville, CA…The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) continues to make excellent progress to restore full access on State Route 89 north of Markleeville in Alpine County. Caltrans District 10 has completed slurry and native material placement and compaction operations over a 120-foot long, 8-foot diameter culvert. The final structural section will be installed today. Route […]

Caltrans Enacts Emergency Plan to Install Culvert and Reopen State Route 89

Caltrans Enacts Emergency Plan to Install Culvert and Reopen State Route 89

Markleeville, CA…The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has enacted an emergency order to install temporary drainage facilities on State Route 89 near Markleeville (Alpine County) in an effort to reopen the highway as safely and expeditiously as possible. Route 89 currently remains closed from Turtle Rock Park to Route 4 due to a devastating mud […]

Hwy 4 Over Ebbetts Pass Reopens After Caltrans Clears Mudslides

Hwy 4 Over Ebbetts Pass Reopens After Caltrans Clears Mudslides

Markleeville, CA…State Route 4 Ebbetts Pass was closed last night due to several mudslides caused by heavy thunderstorm activity. Caltrans, District 10 crews worked into the night to clear the mud and debris and were able to reopen around 12:30 a.m. today. Thunderstorms are predicted to continue through the day, so crews will be monitoring […]

Hwy 89 Betweek Turtle Rock Park & Montegomery Street Closed Due to Mud & Debris Flows

Hwy 89 Betweek Turtle Rock Park & Montegomery Street Closed Due to Mud & Debris Flows

Markleeville, CA…The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) in conjunction with the California Highway Patrol and the Alpine County Sheriff, has closed State Route 89 between Turtle Rock County Park Road and Montgomery Street in Markleeville (Alpine County), due to mud and debris flows from heavy rain that washed out a portion of the roadway on […]

Cherished Campground in Alpine County Close to Reopening Following Tamarack Fire Cleanup

Cherished Campground in Alpine County Close to Reopening Following Tamarack Fire Cleanup

Markleeville, CA…Now, less than a year after the Tamarack Fire blew through parts of Alpine County including the small town of Markleeville where Turtle Rock Park Campground is located, debris removal operations managed by the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) have reached completion. In total, state-contracted crews removed more than 95.2 tons of debris […]

One Way Traffic Control on Hwy 89 for Bridge Work

One Way Traffic Control on Hwy 89 for Bridge Work

Markleeville, CA…The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will conduct bridge work next week on State Route 89 in Alpine County. Route 89 • One-way traffic control from Markleeville Creek to Montgomery Street for bridge work from 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Friday, June 3, 2022. Motorists should expect10- minute delays and use alternate routes […]

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