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Get the most current information on road conditions and the major highways leading to our local mountains. Conditions vary according to winter conditions, heavy wind advisories, construction and maintenance. The reports are updated 24 hours a day by the California State Department of Transportation.
Roads to the Mountains:
Road Travel Classifications
During winter months, Caltrans monitors highway conditions and imposes chain restrictions, which are enforced by the California Highway Patrol. When traveling to the mountains during the winter, it is advisable to always carry chains, as weather and road conditions can and do change rapidly without warning.
Chain restrictions are as follows:
Autos with snow tires or 4WD and snow tires OK.
Chains required on all vehicles exception of those with 4WD and snow tires on all four wheels.
Chains required on all vehicles, no exceptions.