No solid update on the road some say use NRT still, others say NRT when no construction . So I know construction is moving forward on the Road but will not open till the repair is complete and the snow is cleared , snow cleared to the Main Campground last week, that leaves about 1 mile and that section is in the shade,say about 2-3 deep and moving that to the side means it will melt during the day and freeze the runoff at night so now the road is thin layer of ice in the deep shaded areas.
1-2 weeks if we have warm weather should clear most of the road to the overflow parking lot 1/4 mile from the Trail Head then that area never melts , will need to be plowed.
The County has work to do on many of the roads and limited equipment (second largest County in California population 18,000) and very few are State Highways . We are lucky that the Portal Road became high on the list to repair.