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 
/MONITOR PASS/ (ALPINE 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 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 EMERALD BAY STATE PARK TO BLISS STATE PARK /EMERALD BAY/ 
(EL DORADO CO) - DUE TO SNOW - 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 BLISS STATE PARK (EL DORADO CO) TO TAHOMA (PLACER CO)

    CHAINS OR SNOW TIRES ARE REQUIRED FROM TAHOMA (PLACER CO) TO 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 

    CHAINS OR SNOW TIRES ARE REQUIRED FROM THE SIERRA/PLUMAS CO LINE TO 
GRAEAGLE (PLUMAS CO) 

    CHAINS OR SNOW TIRES ARE REQUIRED FROM 1 MI NORTH OF CRESCENT MILLS TO 
CANYON DAM (PLUMAS CO)

    CHAINS ARE REQUIRED ON ALL VEHICLES EXCEPT 4-WHEEL-DRIVE VEHICLES WITH SNOW
TIRES ON ALL 4 WHEELS FROM 18 MI NORTH OF THE JCT OF SR 299 (SHASTA CO) TO 
1.5 MI SOUTH OF BARTLE (SISKIYOU CO) /DEAD HORSE SUMMIT/ 

    CHAINS ARE REQUIRED ON ALL VEHICLES EXCEPT 4-WHEEL-DRIVE VEHICLES WITH SNOW
TIRES ON ALL 4 WHEELS FROM MCCLOUD TO 0.5 MI SOUTH OF THE JCT OF I 5 
(SISKIYOU CO) /MCCLOUD SUMMIT/  

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