Arctic Circle Closures Begin Next Week and Work Hours Have Changed


Big Bear, CA, October 9, 2015 - The California Department of Transportation, Caltrans, will close State Route 18 in the “Arctic Circle” Monday through Friday, October 12 to October 29, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The closure limits are between Snow Valley Mountain Resort and the Big Bear Dam. Due to safety considerations and additional planned … [Read more...]

State Route 18 Closure Scheduled For Winter Weather Preparation


UPDATE!! CHANGE OF TIME OF CLOSURE. AS OF OCTOBER 2, 2015 CALTRANS IS REPORTING THAT THE CLOSURE IS NOW SCHEDULED AS A DAYTIME EVENT. HIGHWAY 18 WILL BE CLOSED FROM 8:00 AM TILL 4:00 PM, OCTOBER 12 TO OCTOBER 29, 2015.  ORIGINAL REPORT Big Bear, CA September 21, 2015 - The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), will close State … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

Full Closure of Highway 18 Coming Next Week

Big Bear, CA, October 3, 2014 - Caltrans announced a full road closure of SR-18 between the Big Bear Dam and Snow Valley beginning on Monday October 6 and running through Thursday October 30. The closures will take place Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. There will be no Friday closures. Caltrans needs the time for cleaning tree … [Read more...]

Paving Project Reaches Baldwin Lane at SR 38 Today

Big Bear, CA, August 6, 2014 - The Caltrans project on SR 38 is paving the section between Square Turn, at Lippy's Market, and Baldwin Lane today. A spokesperson from Caltrans said they will be at the intersection of Baldwin Lane and SR 38 at just about the time the school day ends. Please access Big Bear High School, Chautauqua High School, and … [Read more...]

Hard Closure at Maple Lane on Monday Morning

Big Bear City, CA, August 2, 2014 - On Monday morning, the Caltrans paving project on Highway 38 reaches Maple Lane. Beginning at 8 am on Monday August 4th, you will not be able to turn up Maple from either direction. This will not affect morning bus runs or drop-offs to Big Bear High School, however after the 8 am closure, drivers and buses … [Read more...]

Highway Maintenance This Week

Big Bear Lake, CA, October 15, 2012, 7pm - Caltrans is doing maintenance work on mountain highways this week. One-way closures will be in effect on Highway 18 from Lakeview Point to the Big Bear Dam through Thursday. Flagging operations will be in effect for both directions from 8am until 4pm each day. Roadwork is also scheduled on Highway 38 … [Read more...]