Road Department

The Road Department is responsible for:

  • Maintaining county roadways
  • Overseeing and performing road improvements
  • Providing snow removal
  • Maintaining water and sewer lines, county parks and parking lots, and 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 June 19, 2020
This information is updated as changes occur 

County Roads OPEN:

  • -Blue Lakes Road to upper Blue Lakes -Schneider Cow Camp
    -Pleasant Valley
    -Highlands Lake
    -Loope Canyon-Indian Creek/Poor Boy
    -Wolf Creek
    -Silver Hill
    -Burnside Lake
    -Woods Lake

County Roads CLOSED:

  • Forestdale


For Alpine County Road Conditions, call 530-694-2140, press option 2.

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.