Tag: Barton Flats

Bridge Replacement Work Begins on State Route 38

Big Bear, CA, April 3, 2015 – Caltrans has started work on SR-38 to rehabilitate the Hathaway Creek Bridge near Barton Flats.The project will replace the bridge deck and approach slabs, and upgrade the pavement and bridge rails. The project will also improve drainage, grind existing pavement, and retrofit the bridge abutment with bolsters. One-way traffic control will be necessary for the duration of the project, through early 2016. Flagging will be in effect until Monday, April 20, when a solar powered, one way traffic control signal will be in place and activated. Work hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., however the one way traffic control will be in place at all times. Motorists are advised to pay attention to all traffic signs and signals, and use extreme caution when traveling through the work zone. Delays are expected to be approximately 15 minutes, however delays could be up to 30 minutes depending on traffic flow and equipment movement. Motorists are encouraged to use SR-330 and SR-18 when driving to and from Big Bear to avoid...

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Angelus Oaks Opens New Fire Station

Angelus Oaks, CA, November 17, 2013 – After a year of construction, the mountain community has a revamped fire station. San Bernardino County Fire Station 98 in Angelus Oaks serves the communities of Angelus Oaks, Barton Flats, and Seven Oaks, along with State Highway 38 from Valley of the Falls Drive to Onyx Summit. On average, Station 98 firefighters respond to 175 calls a year, the majority of them medical calls and traffic collisions. They also assist the Sheriff’s Department  and the U.S. Forest Service with search and rescues. The $2.2 million construction project started in October of 2012.  The station includes an apparatus bay, a community/training room; living quarters, and a 1,200 square foot mezzanine area that can be used for storage and other future needs. Station 98 houses a fire engine, a brush engine, a brush patrol, a snow cat and a skid steer. At a grand opening attended by approximately 100 people, County Fire Chief Mark Hartwig called it “a great day for the community of Angelus Oaks,” adding, “This tight knit community first gained fire service in the early 1970s when the town’s people felt the need and build an apparatus bay. This is their house and I am proud to serve as their Fire Chief.” County Fire previously served the Angelus Oaks area out of an aged and substandard fire station that was constructed over 40 years...

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