U.S. Highway 395 Detour Information

Staff Writer

U.S. Highway 395 remains closed north of Lee Vining due to the 800-plus acre Marina Fire.

There is no estimated time for reopening of the highway. The traveling public should avoid this section of highway, and plan an alternate route.

Caltrans provided these suggested detours for motorists traveling on the highway today:

Northbound U.S. Highway 395:

Take State Route 120 East towards Benton. At U.S. Highway 6, go north to Nevada State Route 360, and north of U.S. Highway 95 to the junction of State Route 359. Go West on S.R. 359 to State Route 167 which will take you back to U.S. Highway. 395.

Southbound U.S. Highway 395:

Take State Route 167 which turns into Nevada 359 to the junction of U.S. Highway 95. Go south on U.S. Highway 95 to State Route 360. At the junction of U.S. Highway 6 go south to U.S. Highway 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.