Busy Year On Mountain Highways For Cal Trans

Big Bear, Ca, November 29, 2011, 12:00pm - Cal Trans was busy this past year, making repairs on highways leading to and from the Big Bear Valley, repairing and cleaning culverts, and completing the Big Bear Bridge Project.  Over the past year, Cal Trans and associated contractors have reopened Highway 330, completed and opened the new Big Bear … [Read more...]

Flagging Operations In Big Bear City

Big Bear, Ca, October 13, 2011, 12:00pm - Motorists should be advised that road work on Highway 18 will continue this week, and may impact drive time within the Big Bear City area.  The project which started in July of 2010, started at the HWY 18/ 247 junction in Lucerne Valley, and is scheduled to be concluded by this winter.  The project … [Read more...]

Highway 38 Scheduled To Reopen In Time For Tuesday Morning Traffic!

Big Bear, Ca, September 26, 2011, 11:00am - Motorists, especially those that utilize Highway 38 for their daily commute will be happy to know that required repairs to Highway 38 are in the final stages today.  The highway was has been closed since last Tuesday after an oil tanker overturned on 38, resulting in a fuel spill that released … [Read more...]

Highway 38 Closure Update

Angelus Oaks, CA, September 25, 2011, 7:00am - State Route 38 remains closed from Angelus Oaks to Jenks Lake Road West in the San Bernardino Mountains as a result of the traffic collision involving a fuel truck that released approximately 6,000 gallons of gasoline along the south shoulder of the highway. The contaminated material has been removed … [Read more...]

Highway 38 Will Remain Closed Through The Weekend

Photo Courtesy of Cal Trans

Big Bear, Ca, September 22, 2011, 3:00pm - Highway 38 remains closed east of Angelus Oaks as a result of an oil tanker overturning earlier this week, resulting in over 6,000 gallons of fuel being spilt on the roadway.  According to Cal Trans, Highway 38 is set to remain closed this weekend, and no reopen date has been set at this time.  The … [Read more...]

Chain Installers Needed

Big Bear, Ca, September 21, 2011, 1:00pm - With the snow season approaching, the Department of Transportation is accepting applications for chain installers in the mountain communities.  For those who are interested in chain installing this winter season, need to deliver or have their application form postmarked no later than this Friday, … [Read more...]

Overturned Oil Tanker Closes Highway 38

Big Bear, Ca, September 20, 2011, 8:30am - On September 19, at approximately 10:20 p.m., a fuel tanker filled with approximately 9000 gallons of gasoline overturned on Highway 38 approximately two miles east of Angelus Oaks.  According to Cal Trans and the California Highway Patrol approximately 8,300 gallons of fuel has spilled into the … [Read more...]

Move Over Says Cal Trans

Move Over Cal Trans Campaign

Big Bear, Ca July 13, 2011 1:00 pm - Starting today, drivers are being reminded to “Move Over” when they see the flashing lights of CHP, CalTrans, and other emergency vehicles.  Although the law requiring motorists to move over a lane when the flashing lights of an emergency vehicle are seen has been in place for a while, CalTrans workers in … [Read more...]

Big Bear Bridge Now Open!

Rick-Herrick-Bridge-Celebra

Big Bear, Ca, June 24, 2011, 3:00pm - The Big Bear Bridge was filled with people, cars and bicycles today for the Big Bear Bridge Celebration.  Hundreds of people came together to celebrate the bridge that has been in the works for the past 28 years.  The Big Bear Lake Antique Car Club brought state and local dignitaries in on a selection of … [Read more...]

Hours Changed for Highway 18 Paving Project

Big Bear, Ca June 22, 2011 5:00 pm - CalTrans has announced a change in the hours for the Highway 18 repaving project.  The project began on June 21 within the Big Bear Valley and is expected to finish in Apple Valley by the end of August.  During the project, delays of up to 20 minutes can be expected along Highway 18 between the hours of 9:00 … [Read more...]

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