Tag: Highway 330

Highway 330 Open Memorial Day Weekend!

Big Bear, Ca, May 27, 2011, 12:00pm – Great news for motorists this Memorial Day Weekend, Highway 330 is open to two-way traffic today through Monday, May 30th!   Motorists will be able to travel up or down Highway 330, any time between now and Monday night at 11:59pm when the route will go back to commute hours on Tuesday, May 31.  The commute hours will continue to be Monday through Friday from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. until further notice.  Motorists are advised that as work continues to restore the route there will be times when the commute hours will be suspended.  The Department will continue to keep the public informed on the progress of the project and notify you of any changes as warranted. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP30771.mp3|titles=330 Open Memorial Day...

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State Route 330 Re-Open Update

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 the 4th of July holiday absent some unforeseen issue.”  Additionally he added “we are also attempting to perform enough work to hopefully open the highway for the Memorial Day weekend- even if we return to limited use after the holiday weekend. Without the focused efforts of everyone engaged in this work, the reality of traffic restoration on the highway would be months in the future,” stated Dr. Wolfe.  He continued to acknowledge the hard work and dedication of the project’s partners including Skanska and SEMA Construction, the US Forest Service, California Highway Patrol and the Federal Highway Administration.  Caltrans is optimistic but cautions the public that a great deal of work remains to be completed and with that lies potential risks that could force these dates to change.  Currently, State Route 330 is open to one-way commuter passenger vehicles from Monday to Friday for down bound traffic between 6am to 8am and up bound traffic from 4pm to 6pm.  State Route 330 was originally projected to take over two years...

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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 this weekend, and any reports that claim Highway 330 will be open are...

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Commuter Traffic on Highway 330 Begins April 4th

Big Bear, Ca,  April 3, 2011, 4:15pm – Motorists who travel daily up and down the mountain for work will be pleased to know that Cal Trans is opening up Highway 330 for commuter traffic.  Commuter traffic on the 330 will start on Monday April 5th, and will be conducted Monday through Fridays until Highway 330 is ready to be fully opened.  Commuter traffic will be able to go down bound only between the hours of 6am and 8am and up bound only from 4:00pm to 6:00pm.  The CHP will be onsite enforcing the commuter traffic times.  Only passenger vehicles will be permitted to travel up or down Highway 330 during these commuter times, therefore over sized vehicles such as tractor-trailers, recreational vehicles, buses, and vehicles towing trailers will continue to use alternate routes.  According to Cal Trans, there may be dates where commuter traffic on highway 330 will not take place due to construction efforts.  In these cases, KBHR will notify you in advance when those closures will take place. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP30557.mp3|titles=330 commuter...

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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 traffic only.  The California Highway Patrol will be on site enforcing the designated time frames as well as enforcing the rules of the road.  CalTrans reminds motorists to be mindful that construction will be on going and drivers are required to slow down and obey all posted signs.  Only passenger vehicles will be available, therefore over sized vehicles such as tractor-trailers, recreational vehicles, buses, and vehicles towing trailers will continue to have to use an alternate route.  Complete closures will be needed periodically throughout the course of the project, and alerts will be issued prior to these closures.  KBHR will keep you informed on when these closures will take place. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP30557.mp3|titles=330 commuter...

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