Road Department

The Road Department is responsible for:

  • Maintaining county roadways
  • Overseeing and performing road improvements
  • Providing snow removal
  • Maintaining vehicles for county departments

High country roads are subject to closure at any time, without notice. Please be prepared for emergency conditions, carry chains and emergency supplies.

Current Road Conditions

Alpine County Road Conditions as of November 30, 2022.
This information is updated as changes occur. 

County Roads Closed as of November 30, 2022:

  • Airport Road
  • Blue Lakes Road (all gates)
  • Sunset Lake/Tamarack
  • Highland Lakes
  • Wolf Creek

  • Burnside
  • Silver Hill
  • Schneider Cow Camp
  • Loope Canyon
  • Indian Creek/Poor Boy
  • Forestdale

County Roads Open as of November 10, 2022:

Highway 4 (Ebbetts Pass) and Highway 89 (Monitor Pass) are closed for the winter season.  Please check back for updates in Spring 2023.

For California Road Conditions, call 800-427-7623 or 916-445-7623.

For Nevada Road Conditions, call 511 or 877-NV-ROADS.

For information on the seasonal closure of Forestdale Road to motorized vehicles contact Carson Ranger District at 775-882-2766.