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.

Current Projects


Wawona Road Rehabilitation (June 2017 - August 2017)

Crews are currently working in multiple areas along the Wawona Road. You can expect the following delays beginning July 5 (when overnight work begins):

Near South Entrance - Monday through Friday
  • 6:00 - 8:00 am: 15-minute delays with alternating one-way traffic
  • 8:00 am - 3:30 pm: 30-minute delays with alternating one-way traffic
  • 3:30 - 5:30 pm: 15-minute delays with alternating one-way traffic
No work expected on weekends or holidays.

Between Bridalveil and the Rostrum - Sunday night through Thursday night
  • 8:00 pm - 6:00 am: 30-minute delays with alternating one-way traffic

El Portal Road (through July 15, 2017)

Work has begun to repair damaged sections along the shoulders and embankment of the El Portal Road due to spring storms and slides. Work will occur between the western park boundary near Yosemite View Lodge and the Big Oak Flat Road intersection.

You can expect the following delays:

Monday through Friday
  • 7:00 am - 5:00 pm: 15-minute delays with alternating one-way traffic

This work on El Portal Road is scheduled to be complete by July 15th.

Other Yosemite Valley Road Projects (Summer 2017)

  • Northside Drive from El Capitan to Pohono Bridge road rehabilitation
One lane will be open at all times (day and night) and one lane will be closed at all times (day and night). Be prepared for slow traffic and delays during peak hours.
  • Southside Drive between Housekeeping Camp and Half Dome Village (formerly Curry Village): crack sealing and curb work; expect brief delays.
  • Four-way intersection between Half Dome Village and Stoneman Bridge: drainage work

Mariposa Grove Restoration (Spring 2015 - Fall 2017)

The Mariposa Grove Road and the Mariposa Grove are temporarily closed for a restoration project until fall 2017. 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 1, 1).

Last updated: July 24, 2017

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PO Box 577
Yosemite National Park, CA 95389


(209) 372-0200

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