Road Work in Yosemite

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.

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Current Projects

Wawona Road

Wawona Road Sewer Work (December 7 - 21, 2021)

Through January 21

Expect up to 10-minute delays Monday through Friday from 7 am to 5 pm for approximately a 100 ft. section between the Wawona Campground and Chilnualna Falls Road. There will be a one-lane closure with traffic control in place.

Yosemite Valley

Hazard Tree Removal (January 3-7, 2022)

Through January 7

Expect up to 15-minute delays during the week of January 4 along Northside Drive as forestry crews begin removal of hazard trees. Traffic control will be in place.

Future Projects

Tioga Road

Tioga Road Improvements (Spring/Summer 2022)

Spring/Summer 2022

Tioga Road Rehabilitation began on June 1, 2021 and continued until the road closed for winter. The project extends from Olmsted Point east toward Tioga Pass. Roadside parking areas may also be affected by this project. This project will continue during spring and summer 2022.


Allowable Closures

Maximum Delay
(per passage through the project area)

Sunday through Thursday

11:00 pm - 6:00 am
6:00 am - 8:00 am
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

60 minutes
15 minutes
30 minutes
15 minutes
30 minutes

Thursday through Friday

11:00 pm - 6:00 am
6:00 am - 8:00 am
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

60 minutes
15 minutes
30 minutes
15 minutes

Friday (from 4:30 pm) through Sunday (11:00 pm)

No closures

No delays

Maximum Delay = Total delay you can expect to experience through the entire work area (may be stopped in multiple locations)

Glacier Point Road

Glacier Point Road Rehabilitation Project (2022)

Entire 2022 season
Glacier Point Road will be closed for the entire 2022 visitor season. The project will address multiple severe safety issues on the ten miles of road located between the intersection to the Badger Pass Ski Area and the Glacier Point Parking Area. Some of the road safety issues that will be addressed in this project include:

  • To pulverize and repave ten miles of road between Badger Pass and Glacier Point.
  • To repair the narrow hairpin turns between Washburn Point and Glacier Point to address vehicular safety issues
  • To construct additional parking and new vault toilets near the Sentinel Dome Trailhead

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: January 5, 2022

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