MAJOR ROADWORK ON THE YUCCA GRADE STARTS MONDAY

Get ready for possible delays going down the Yucca Grade for the rest of the year. Two years ago, CalTrans installed temporary delineators between east- and westbound lanes on Highway 62 in Morongo Valley to reduce the number of head-on crashes. The project has been deemed a success, and starting

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SINGLE CAR ROLLOVER BRIEFLY CLOSES THE YUCCA GRADE YESTERDAY

A woman was hospitalized Tuesday afternoon following a single-vehicle roll-over crash on Highway 62 just west of Yucca Valley. Shortly after 1:30 p.m., Patricia Gomez, 44, of Santa Ana, was driving her 2001 Chevrolet pick-up truck westbound in the number 1 lane of Highway 62 east of Yucca Park Road

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CAR HITS GRAVEL TRUCK AND ROLLS ON THE YUCCA GRADE

A man escaped serious injury Thursday after his car rolled multiple times following a crash with a gravel truck. About 3:30 p.m., the unidentified driver in a four-door sedan collided with a gravel truck towing another trailer traveling eastbound on the Yucca Grade just below the top of the hill.

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CRASH INTO POWER POLE CAUSES OUTAGES, CLOSES YUCCA GRADE THIS MORNING

A single car crashed into a power pole in Morongo Valley early this morning, causing power outages in scattered areas throughout the Morongo Basin and that blocked the westbound lanes of the Yucca Grade for about 2 hours. The CHP said the crash occurred at 4:12 this morning in Morongo

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