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Winter is Coming! Ebbetts Pass Temporarily Closing for Storm 11.17.2023

And the latest from Cal Trans!

ALPINE COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) intends to
temporary close State Route 4 (Ebbetts Pass) from Lake Alpine to the Route 89 junction
due to storm conditions, beginning at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, November 17, 2023.
For the latest road condition information, tune your radio to the Caltrans Highway
Advisory Radio (HAR) at 530 AM, 1610 AM or 1670 AM, or call the Caltrans Road
Condition Hotline at 1-800-427-ROAD (7623). Real-time conditions are also available
online and for mobile devices at quickmap.dot.ca.gov. Changeable Message Signs
with flashing beacons will have information regarding the pass closures.

ALPINE COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) re-opened
State Route 4 (Ebbetts Pass) today from Lake Alpine to the Route 89 junction to traffic,
as of 8:00 a.m. on Friday, November 10, 2023.

For the latest road condition information, tune your radio to the Caltrans Highway
Advisory Radio (HAR) at 530 AM, 1610 AM or 1670 AM, or call the Caltrans Road
Condition Hotline at 1-800-427-ROAD (7623). Real-time conditions are also available
online and for mobile devices at quickmap.dot.ca.gov. Changeable Message Signs
with flashing beacons will have information regarding the pass closures.

Please keep in mind that we are expecting snow next week which may result in closure of Ebbetts Pass…possibly for the season if the expected snow arrives.

ALPINE COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has issued a temporary closure of State Route 4 (Ebbetts Pass) from Lake Alpine to the Route 89
junction due to storm conditions, beginning at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, November 6, 2023.

There is currently no estimated time of opening for this stretch of State Route 4.

For the latest road condition information, tune your radio to the Caltrans Highway
Advisory Radio (HAR) at 530 AM, 1610 AM or 1670 AM, or call the Caltrans Road
Condition Hotline at 1-800-427-ROAD (7623).

Real-time conditions are also available
online and for mobile devices at quickmap.dot.ca.gov. Changeable Message Signs
with flashing beacons will have information regarding the pass closures.

This is a good time to remember these tips:
• Slow down on rain or snow slick roads to prevent spin outs.
• Allow for extra travel time.
• Carry chains at all times, check tires and windshield wiper fluid.
• Visibility decreases during snow fall.
• Carry an emergency kit with extra food, water, clothing, and sleeping bag.

For the safety of workers and other motorists, please Be Work Zone Alert. For the l