Upper sections of Mt. Rose Highway will be closed above Sky Tavern Road from Dec. 11-13 as the Nevada Department of Transportation performs emergency repairs to a highway drainage pipe.
Beginning at 3 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 11 through 6 a.m. Monday, Dec. 13, Mt. Rose Highway will be closed between Sky Tavern Road and Slide Mountain Road as NDOT performs an emergency replacement of a 24-inch drainage pipe underneath the highway. Motorists will still be able to travel lower Mt. Rose Highway from Alternate U.S. 395 to Sky Tavern Road. Drivers are encouraged to use alternate highway routes if needing to travel between south Reno and north Lake Tahoe or area ski resorts. Click here to read the entire article.