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US Hwy 395 in Mono County near Lee Vining Closed due to Fire
The California Department of Transportation would like to notify travelers that US Hwy 395 in Mono County near Lee Vining is closed due to a wildfire adjacent to the highway. This is estimated to be a short term closure. The traveling public should avoid this section of highway, and plan an alternate route.
Northbound US Hwy 395 (Mono County)
Take State Route 120 East towards Benton. At US Hwy 6 go north to Nevada State Route 360, and north of US Hwy 95 to the junction of State Route 359. Go West on SR 359 to State Route 167 which will take you back to US Hwy. 395.
Southbound US Hwy 395 (Mono County)
Take State Route 167 which turns into Nevada 359 to the junction of US Hwy 95. Go south on US Hwy 95 to State Route 360. At the junction of US Hwy 6 go south to US Hwy 395. Inyo National Forest crews are working to extinguish the fire and Caltrans crews are on site assisting travelers.
For the latest in highway information please visit Caltrans QuickMap site at quickmap.dot.ca.gov or call our Road Condition Hotline at 1-800-427-ROAD (7623).
This press release was written by Florene Trainor – Caltrans District 9 Public Information Officer.