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Emergency & Inclement Weather Notice


HWY 193 Closure

Hwy 193 is closed in the ChiliBar area from Rock Creek Rd to Hwy 193/49 Junction due to multiple unsafe mudslides. No ETO. As of now, there will be no school bus service in this area the rest of today, tomorrow, and Friday. We will be in contact with Caltrans and keep you informed of any changes. The safety of our students is our first priority.
El Dorado Union High School District Transportation staff are out evaluating roads as early as 2:00 a.m. on days of poor weather so that a decision can be made by 4:00 a.m. if we will be changing any of the school bell times for the morning. Unfortunately, when it doesn’t start snowing until 5:00 a.m., it is too late to change the bell times.

Our school bus drivers strive to maintain their route times, but on bad weather days, safety of our students is our first priority. Please be aware that a school bus may be delayed up to a half hour if the driver has to chain the school bus. Also add in traffic congestion that also causes unexpected delays during the routes.
 
NOTE: The communities of Camino, Pollock Pines, Grizzly Flats, and Mt. Aukum are most prone to being affected by inclement weather.

Thank you for your understanding and patience,
Dennis Vanderpool
Director of Transportation
 

Please call 622-6306, for more information on a particular route.

Safety & Emergency Policies

Policies below pertain to safety & emergency conditions.  To view the complete sampling of District policies, cilck on the District policies link above.

Policy No.

Title

BP 0450
AR 0450

Comprehensive Safety Plan

BP 3514
AR 3514

Environmental Safety

BP 3514.1
AR 3514.1

Hazardous Substances

BP 3515
AR 3515

School Safety & Security

BP 3515.2
AR 3515.2

Disruption / Intruders On Campus

BP 3516
AR 3516

Emergency And Disaster Preparedness Plan

BP 3516.1
AR 3516.1

Fire Drills And Fires

BP 3516.3
AR 3516.3

Earthquake Emergency Procedure System

BP 3516.5
AR 3516.5

Emergency Schedules

BP 3543
AR 3543

Transportation Safety And Emergency

BP 5131.1
AR 5131.1

Bus Conduct And Safety

BP 5131.4
AR 5131.4

Campus Disturbances

BP 5142
AR 5142

Safety