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 THE LASSEN VOLCANIC NAT'L PARK SOUTH BDRY TO THE 
JCT OF SR 44 /LASSEN LOOP/ (TEHAMA, SHASTA CO) - DUE TO SNOW - MOTORISTS ARE 
ADVISED TO USE AN ALTERNATE ROUTE 

    IS CLOSED FROM 5 MI NORTH OF THE JCT OF US 50 TO BLISS STATE PARK 
/EMERALD BAY/ (EL DORADO CO) - DUE TO SNOW

    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 TO SUGAR PINE STATE PARK 
(EL DORADO CO)

    CHAINS OR SNOW TIRES ARE REQUIRED FROM SUGAR PINE STATE PARK (EL DORADO CO)
TO THE JCT OF I 80 (NEVADA CO)

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

    CHAINS OR SNOW TIRES ARE REQUIRED FROM GRAEAGLE TO THE JCT OF SR 70
(PLUMAS CO)

    CHAINS ARE REQUIRED ON SINGLE AXLE DRIVE VEHICLES TOWING TRAILERS FROM
1 MI NORTH OF CRESCENT MILLS TO 1 MI SOUTH OF GREENVILLE (PLUMAS CO)

    CHAINS OR SNOW TIRES ARE REQUIRED FROM 3 MI NORTH OF GREENVILLE TO 
CANYON DAM (PLUMAS 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.