California Department of Transportation
 

Current State Route 88 Conditions

Before driving, check with the Caltrans Highway Information Network (CHIN) 800.427.7623


SR 88
    [IN THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA & SIERRA NEVADA]
    IS CLOSED FROM 3.5 MI EAST OF SILVER LAKE TO KIRKWOOD /CARSON SPUR/ 
(AMADOR CO) - DUE TO AVALANCHE CONTROL - MOTORISTS ARE ADVISED TO USE AN 
ALTERNATE ROUTE  

    IS CLOSED FROM 2 MI EAST OF KIRKWOOD TO 5 MI WEST OF PICKETTS JCT 
/CARSON PASS/ (ALPINE CO) - DUE TO SNOW - MOTORISTS ARE ADVISED TO USE AN 
ALTERNATE ROUTE 

    IS CLOSED FROM 5 MI WEST OF PICKETTS JCT TO PICKETTS JCT (ALPINE CO) 
- DUE TO SNOW - MOTORISTS ARE ADVISED TO USE AN ALTERNATE ROUTE 

    CHAINS ARE REQUIRED ON ALL VEHICLES EXCEPT 4-WHEEL-DRIVE VEHICLES WITH SNOW
TIRES ON ALL 4 WHEELS FROM DEW DROP (AMADOR CO) TO 1 MI WEST OF WOODFORDS 
(ALPINE CO)

PLEASE RESEARCH CHAIN CONTROL LOCATIONS AS CALTRANS IS CURRENTLY WORKING TO 
UPDATE CHAIN CONTROL DESCRIPTIONS FOR CONSISTENCY WITH INTERNET MAPPING, 
LIKE GOOGLE MAPS & MAPQUEST.