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McKenzie Pass Highway (Ore. 242)

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Opening and Closing Dates

Snow gates are located at Milepost 66 (approximately 16 miles east of McKenzie Bridge) and Milepost 84 (approximately eight miles southwest of Sisters). 
 
Opening Date     Closing Date           Opening Date       Closing Date
1925.....June 15 
1925...Dec 10   
    
1926.....April 29    
1926.....Dec 11
1927.....June 20 
1927.....Dec 12 
1928.....May 23 
1928.....Dec 25 
1929.....June 5 
1929.....Dec 29 
1930.....April 13 
1930.....Nov 15 
1931.....May 13 
1931.....Nov 17 
1932.....June 14 
1932.....Dec 19 
1933.....June 24 
1933.....Dec 15 
1934...+March 21
1934.....Nov 26 
1935.....June 12 
1935.....Dec 20 
1936.....May 15 
1936.....Jan 4 
1937.....May 27 
1937.....Dec 23 
1938.....June 1 
1938.....Dec 28 
1939.....May 25 
1939..**Jan 10 
1940.....May 12 
1940.....Jan 6
1941.....April 30 
1941.....Jan 2 
1942.....May 22 
1942.....Nov 15 
1943.....July 16 
1943.....Jan 3
1944.....June 12 
1944.....Dec 23 
1945.....June 16 
1945.....Nov 10 
1946.....June 15 
1946.....Nov 22 
1947.....May 27 
1947.....Dec 29 
1948.....June 23 
1948.....Nov 17 
1949.....June 15 
1949.....Dec 17 
1950.....June 16 
1950.....Nov 17 
1951.....May 29 
1951.....Nov 29 
1952.....June 13 
1952.....Dec 6 
1953.....June 11 
1953.....Dec 4 
1954.....May 19 
1954.....Dec 23 
1955.....June 23 
1955.....Nov 21 
1956.....June 10 
1956.....Oct 31 
1957.....May 17 
1957.....Dec 19 
1958.....May 29 
1958.....Nov 15 
1959.....May 8
1959.....Jan 8
1960.....June 24 
1960.....Nov 25 
1961.....May 16 
1961.....Nov 22 
1962.....June 14 
1962.....Dec 2 
1963….May 23
1963….Nov 17
1964.....July 18 
1964.....Nov 12 
1965.....June 18  
1965.....Nov 24 
1966.....July 1 
1966.....Dec 4 
1967.....June 23 
1967.....Dec 4 
1968.....May 17 
1968.....Dec 1 
1969.....June 13 
1969.....Dec 10 
1970.....June 12 
1970.....Oct 24  
1971.....June 30 
1971.....Nov 1
1972.....June 28 
1972.....Dec 4 
1973.....May 25    
1973.....Nov 4 
1974.....July 3 
1974.....Nov 7 
1975.....July 2 
1975.....Oct 23 
1976.....July 2 
1976.....Dec 8 
1977.....June 16 
1977.....Oct 31 
1978.....June 15
1978.....Nov 19
1979.....June 21 
1979.....Oct 19 
1980.....June 18 
1980.....Nov 14 
1981.....June 8 
1981.....Nov 16 
1982.....July 1 
1982.....Nov 18 
1983.....June 27 
1983.....Nov 8  
1984.....July 2 
1984.....Oct 19 
1985.....June 21 
1985.....Oct 22 
1986.....June 18 
1986.....Nov 7 
1987.....June 4 
1987.....Nov 16 
1988.....June 20 
1988.....Nov 8 
1989.....July 12 
1989.....Nov 24 
1990.....June 21 
1990.....Nov 20 
1991.....June 7 
1991.....Oct 23 
1992.....May 15 
1992.....Nov 9 
1993.....June 18 
1993.....Nov 22 
1994.....May 25 
1994.....Nov 1 
1995.....June 9 
1995.....Nov 6 1996.....June 281996...*Oct 18
1997.....May 27 1997.....Nov 19 1998.....July 11998.....Nov 5
1999..++July 291999.....Oct 27 2000.....June 292000.....Nov 8
2001.....May 24 2001.....Nov 19 2002.....July 32002.....July 3
2003.....June 30 2003.....Oct 30 2004.....July 12004.....Oct 21
2005.....May 262005.....Nov 2 2006....June 292006....June 29
2007....June 182007....Nov 1 2008..##Aug 162008....Nov 4
2009..##Aug 102009....Oct 27 2010....June 302010....Oct 25
2011....July 152011....Nov 14   
     
 
*Earliest Closure
 Oct 18, 1996
 
+Earliest Opening
 March 21, 1934  
  
**Latest Closure
 Jan 10, 1939
++Latest Opening
 July 29, 1999
  
## Construction delayed openings
 
 
Longest closure:  263 days (Oct 25, 2010 - July 15, 2011)
Shortest closure:  96 days (Dec 15, 1933 - March 21, 1934)
 
Longest time open:  250 days (Mar 21 - Nov 26, 1934)
Shortest time open:  90 days (July 29 - Oct 27, 1999)
 
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