California Department of Transportation
 

Current State Route 89 Conditions

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


SR 89
    [IN THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AREA & SIERRA NEVADA]
    IS CLOSED FROM THE JCT OF US 395 (MONO CO) TO THE JCT OF SR 4 (ALPINE CO) 
/MONITOR PASS/ - FOR THE WINTER - 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 MARKLEEVILLE TO WOODFORDS (ALPINE CO)

    CHAINS ARE REQUIRED ON ALL VEHICLES EXCEPT 4-WHEEL-DRIVE VEHICLES WITH SNOW
TIRES ON ALL 4 WHEELS FROM PICKETTS JCT (ALPINE CO) TO 2.7 MI SOUTH OF THE 
JCT OF US 50 (EL DORADO CO) /LUTHER PASS/

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

    [IN THE NORTHERN CALIFORNIA AREA & SIERRA NEVADA]
    IS CLOSED FROM EAGLE POINT CAMPGROUND /IN EMERALD BAY/ TO BLISS STATE PARK
(EL DORADO CO) - DUE TO SNOW CONDITIONS - MOTORISTS ARE ADVISED TO USE AN 
ALTERNATE ROUTE 

    IS CLOSED FROM THE LASSEN VOLCANIC NAT'L PARK SOUTH BDRY TO THE 
JCT OF SR 44 /LASSEN LOOP/ (TEHAMA, SHASTA CO) - FOR THE WINTER - 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 PICKETTS JCT (ALPINE CO) TO 2.7 MI SOUTH OF THE 
JCT OF US 50 (EL DORADO CO) /LUTHER PASS/

    CHAINS ARE REQUIRED ON ALL VEHICLES EXCEPT 4-WHEEL-DRIVE VEHICLES WITH SNOW
TIRES ON ALL 4 WHEELS FROM 5 MI NORTH OF THE JCT OF US 50 TO 
EMERALD BAY STATE PARK (EL DORADO CO)

    CHAINS ARE REQUIRED ON ALL VEHICLES EXCEPT 4-WHEEL-DRIVE VEHICLES WITH SNOW
TIRES ON ALL 4 WHEELS FROM BLISS STATE PARK (EL DORADO CO) THE JCT OF I 80
(NEVADA CO)

    CHAINS ARE REQUIRED ON ALL VEHICLES EXCEPT 4-WHEEL-DRIVE VEHICLES WITH SNOW
TIRES ON ALL 4 WHEELS FROM TRUCKEE (NEVADA CO) TO 11 MI NORTH OF TRUCKEE
(SIERRA CO)

    CHAINS OR SNOW TIRES ARE REQUIRED FROM 11 MI NORTH OF TRUCKEE (SIERRA CO)
TO THE SIERRA/PLUMAS CO LINE

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