Paving Repairs on Highway 18 May Cause Delays

Big Bear, Ca June 21, 2011 4:00 pm - A pavement repair project on State Route 18 going towards Lucerne Valley may affect commuters and other travelers on the highway between the hours of 6:00 am and 4:00 pm Monday through Friday CalTrans announced this morning.  This portion of the project began in the Big Bear Valley today and is expected to … [Read more...]

Big Bear Bridge Opening Celebration

Big Bear Lake, CA, June 11, 2011, 1pm - Caltrans and Flatiron will be celebrating the opening of the new $39 million bridge over the Big Bear dam on the new bridge deck, June 24th from 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. Construction began in early 2009 and has survived two harsh winters. The new structure is located on the south side of the dam. The project … [Read more...]

State Route 330 Re-Open Update

Great progress has been made on 330 from March 15th when this picture was shot

San Bernardino, CA, May 3, 2011, 8:00am - At the San Bernardino City and County Conference on April 28th, Dr. Ray Wolfe, District 8 Director for Caltrans, announced that progress to date on the emergency repairs on State Route 330 are well ahead of schedule.  Given this, Dr. Wolfe stated “we are targeting opening the highway to traffic before … [Read more...]

Highway 330 Will Not Open This Weekend

Big Bear Lake, CA, April 22, 2011, noon - Highway 330 will not be open to traffic this weekend, according to Cal Trans. Big Bear News has been told by Cal Trans officials that there have been incorrect reports in local media about Highway 330 opening this weekend. Cal Trans wants to make sure the traveling public is aware that 330 will not be open … [Read more...]

Highway 330 To Open Up To Commuter Traffic

Big Bear, March 29, 2011, 1:25pm - Motorists, who travel daily up and down the mountain for work, will be happy to know that Cal Trans will be opening up Highway 330 to one-way commuter traffic beginning Monday April 4th.  Traffic will be open for downbound traffic from 6:00am to 8:00am Monday through Friday, and from 4:00pm to 6:00pm for upbound … [Read more...]

CalTrans Road Maintenance: Highway 38 & 18

Big Bear, Ca, February 8, 2011, 3:00pm - Caltrans Maintenance crews will be sweeping cinders off the yellow centerline on SR-18 from Lake Gregory Drive in Crestline to the Boulder Bay area in Big Bear Wednesday, February 9th from 8 am to 2 pm.  On Thursday, February 10th, the crew will repaint the centerline on the same section of the highway. … [Read more...]

Extended Delays at Big Bear Bridge: Consider Alternate Routes

Big Bear, Ca, November 10, 2010, 3:00pm - Delays at the Big Bear Bridge Project will continue during the weekend as Caltrans and Flatiron Construction move towards project completion.  Extended flagging will take place through Saturday November 13th, with one way traffic, and possible delays of up to 30 minutes at the Big Bear dam, from 7:30am to … [Read more...]