Road Work

Road work ahead
The National Park Service (NPS) will be making repairs on numerous roadways throughout the park. A Yosemite NPS Project Manager is onsite to complete regular inspections and to ensure that the work complies with our environmental requirements, as well as the goals and mission of the National Park Service. An overview of each project is listed below along with an estimated schedule of delays for each. Email us if you have any questions.
2015 Road Projects

Yosemite Valley Loop Road Preservation Project

September 23 - November 2015
Mondays - Fridays: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.
Approximately 15 minute delays

This preservation project began on September 23, 2015 and will last through November 2015. Expect intermittent delays (approximately 15 minutes), some detours around work zones, and parking restrictions. Vehicles parked in active construction areas will be towed at owner's expense.

The road work will occur in three phases: pothole repair, micro surface work, and striping. The tentative schedule is as follows:

  • 10/8 El Capitan Crossover and Southside Drive
  • 10/9 Southside & Northside Drive and the Valley School Parking Area (After 2PM)
  • 10/12 Mirror Lake Road
  • 10/13 Curry Village Drive, Village Drive, & Village Store (North Lot)
  • 10/14 Curry Village Drive, Village Drive & Village Store (South Lot) & West Valley Residence Area
  • 10/15 Ahwahnee Drive (50%), Yosemite Lodge Parking Areas (Buildings 4200 to 4500), Yosemite Lodge Road (15%), El Capitan Picnic Area Parking
  • 10/16 Ahwahnee Drive (50%), Yosemite Lodge Parking Areas (Buildings 4100), Yosemite Lodge Road (15%), Bridalveil Falls Parking Area
  • 10/19 Yosemite Lodge Parking Areas (Cedar Building 3900), Yosemite Lodge Road (15%)
  • 10/20 Yosemite Lodge Parking Area (Buildings 3500-3600), Yosemite Lodge Road (15%)
  • 10/21 Yosemite Lodge Registration Area, Yosemite Lodge Road (15%)
  • 10/22 Yosemite Lodge Parking Areas (Buildings 3200 to 3400), Yosemite Lodge Road (15%)
  • 11/9 Upper Pines Campground
  • 11/10 Lower Pines Campground
  • 11/12 North Pines Campground
  • 11/6-20 Striping at various Valley Locations

This work will continue over a 2-month period, with work scheduled to be complete by mid November, 2015.

Please allow time for delays as you travel through the various construction zones and expect up to 15 minute delays and some detours around work zones. This schedule will be updated as work progresses and as changes occur.

2015-2017 Projects

The Mariposa Grove Road and the Mariposa Grove are temporarily closed for about 24 months, beginning July 6, 2015. Get details and updates about partial access to the grove and alternative sequoia groves


To find out more information about the current status of all park roads, call the park information line at
209/372-0200 (then press 1, and 1 again).

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