U.S. Highway 395 Closed Again Between Gorge Road and Mammoth Lakes…Then Reopens!

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***UPDATE BELOW***

U.S. Highway 395 Closed Again Between Gorge Road and Mammoth Lakes
INYO AND MONO COUNTIES — Due to heavy snow and poor visibility, Caltrans has closed U.S. Highway 395 from Gorge Road, about 12 miles north of Bishop, to the junction with State Route 203 again. This stretch of highway was reopened Sunday evening. Maintenance crews are working to reopen the highway when conditions permit.
Caltrans reminds everyone to remove any snow that has accumulated on top of their vehicle before driving. Make sure your vehicle is packed with traction control devices, such as snow chains. Chain control restrictions are currently in place for many parts of Mono and Inyo counties, including on U.S. 395, U.S. 6, State Route 158 South, State Route 203, State Route 182, State Route 167, and State Route 168.
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This photo comes from the south junction of State Route 158. Thanks to Randy Walker for this image.

U.S. Highway 395 will remain closed to traffic between the junction with State Route 203 and the junction with State Route 182 in Bridgeport due to heavy snow and poor visibility.. Maintenance crews are continuing their work to reopen the rest of the highway and will reevaluate when conditions permit.

***UPDATE 4:35pm***

U.S. Highway 395 Reopens Between Gorge Road and Mammoth Lakes With Escorts
INYO AND MONO COUNTIES — U.S. Highway 395 has reopened from Gorge Road, about 12 miles north of Bishop, to the junction with State Route 203 with escorts from the CHP. The highway remains closed from the junction with State Route 203 to the junction with State Route 182 in Bridgeport. Maintenance crews continue to work on reopening the highway when conditions permit.
Caltrans reminds everyone to remove any snow that has accumulated on top of their vehicle before driving. Make sure your vehicle is packed with traction control devices, such as snow chains. Chain control restrictions are currently in place for many parts of Mono and Inyo counties, including on U.S. 395, U.S. 6, State Route 158 South, State Route 203, State Route 182, State Route 167, and State Route 168.
Chain control restrictions are subject to change throughout the day as the storm continues to pass through our area. For the latest information on road conditions, including chain controls, please visit the Caltrans QuickMap website at quickmap.dot.ca.gov or download the QuickMap app to your iOS or Android device. You can also call the Road Condition Hotline at 1-800-427-ROAD (7623).
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