Tag: Highway 330

Planned Closure Of Highway 330

Running Springs, CA, March 20, 2012, noon – If your commute takes you up or down Highway 330, then you might have to make alternate plans for two days next week. According to CalTrans, Highway 330 will be closed on March 28 & 29 from Highland Avenue to Running Springs. The road will be closed both days from 9am until 2pm for Spanish Broom removal and routine maintenance, weather permitting. So plan ahead, Highway 330 will be closed on Wednesday and Thursday, March 28 & 29, between 9am and...

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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 Bridge, repaved Highway 18, the back grade, and have dealt with and cleaned up a large fuel spill on Highway 38.  In between these larger projects maintenance crews also conducted crack sealing, pot hole repair, replaced and added guardrails to various portions of Highways, and have prepared for the winter months.  Cal Trans is currently bringing in seasonal workers for the winter months, and a total of 63 people will be overseeing chain control/ snow clearance within the mountain areas.  “Were ready to go,” said Cal Trans Public Information Officer, Terri Kasinga “We have all of the supplies ready to go, and have already used some of it.”   Next year, more maintenance projects have been tentatively scheduled, with larger scale projects such as adding two lanes to certain areas in the Big Bear Valley projected 10 to 15 years out.  Cal Trans reminds motorists to drive with care, slow in the cone zone, and to carry chains when traveling in the mountains in the winter...

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Highway 330 Temporarily Closed Due to Auto Accident

Big Bear, Ca, October 4, 2011, 12:00pm – Highway 330 is currently closed due to an accident involving a Sisco food truck, and a Ford Edge earlier today.  According to the California Highway Patrol approximately 40-60 gallons of fuel was spilled onto the roadway, and is currently being cleaned up.  One of the people involved in the accident has been airlifted at this time, and another was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.  CHP told KBHR that the road may remain closed for the next few hours.  Utilize Highway 18 through the Crestline area as an...

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BREAKING NEWS: Highway 330 Set To Open Friday Evening

Big Bear, Ca, June 15, 2011, 3:00pm – Great news for motorists who have been waiting for Highway 330 to open!  According to Terri Kasinga, Public Information Officer with CalTrans, Highway 330 is set to open permanently to two-way traffic after the recognition ceremony on Friday, June 17th.  Kasinga told KBHR that flagging will still occur while repairs are being finalized, and a full closure may occur after the road is open, however, it would only be short term.  Repair crews have worked since last December to replace several portions of the roadway that were washed away during heavy winter storms.  “I’m amazed at the speed and quality of the work here.  Thinking back, the damage to the roadway in December was enormous,” stated Assemblyman Paul Cook. “Now, just six months later, we’re cutting the ribbon for the permanent reopening of 330, just in time for the Fourth of July weekend.  This is great news for the local economies in the San Bernardino Mountain region.”  The June opening beat early assessments, which estimated an October reopening. However, due to favorable weather conditions, and expedited contract work, repairs were able to move forward at an extraordinary pace.  Motorists will be able to access Highway 330 after the ceremony, which is set to end at 4:00pm on June...

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