No Tobacco Products are Sold to Young Adults in Alpine County

No Tobacco Products are Sold to Young Adults in Alpine County

Markleeville, CA…Alpine County‚Äôs two tobacco retailers, the Markleeville General Store and Lake Alpine Lodge passed a tobacco spot check by refusing to sell to someone under the age of 21. On July 12th and July 17th, The Alpine County Tobacco Control Program conducted its annual local survey of tobacco retailers and their compliance with the […]

Caltrans Opening Hwy 4 Over Ebbetts Pass for Spring/Summer 2023 Today

Caltrans Opening Hwy 4 Over Ebbetts Pass for Spring/Summer 2023 Today

Markleeville & Lake Alpine, CA…The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will formally reopen State Route 4 over Ebbetts Pass on Thursday, June 8, 2023, at 3:00 p.m. for the spring/summer 2023 season barring any unforeseen circumstances. Ebbetts Pass, at 8,730 feet of elevation, has been closed since mid-November for the 2022-23 winter season. Caltrans crews […]

State Route 4 Closure on East Side of Ebbetts Pass Moved to Wolf Creek for Fishing & Camping Access

State Route 4 Closure on East Side of Ebbetts Pass Moved to Wolf Creek for Fishing & Camping Access

Markleeville, CA…The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 10 moved the closure on the east side of State Route 4/Ebbetts Pass from Gate #5 at the State Route 89/4 junction to Gate #4 at Wolf Creek at approximately 8:00 a.m. today (Wednesday, May 17, 2023). This allows the public to access the East Fork of […]

SR-89 Remains Closed Past Laramie Street in Markleeville

SR-89 Remains Closed Past Laramie Street in Markleeville

Markleeville, CA…The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has issued a long-term, full highway closure of State Route 89 past Laramie Street in Markleeville due to mudslides from recent winter storms. There is no estimated time of reopening the highway. Motorists can reach downtown Markleeville, including the Carson River Resort, traveling south on Route 89. Route […]

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 […]

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