Big Bear, CA, October 7, 2014 - Yesterday, Caltrans started the clearing and clean-up work that they will be doing on Arctic Circle this month, beginning the weekly closures of SR-18 between the Big Bear Dam and Snow Valley. There has been a slight change in the schedule however. The 18 will now be closed 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (rather than 2:00 p.m.), but will remain Monday … [Read more...] about Slight Change in SR-18 Closure Schedule
Big Bear Lake, CA, July 28, 2014 - Starting today, Bear Valley Electric Service will begin work to move three miles of power poles and wires to underground conduits along Big Bear Blvd. This is being done in conjunction with sidewalk upgrades planned by the City of Big Bear Lake. Many of the power poles date back to the 1970s and need to be replaced, according to BVES … [Read more...] about Power Lines to be Relocated Underground Along Big Bear Blvd.
Big Bear City, July 5, 2014 12:09 p.m. - Not to be outdone by fireworks displays, Mother Nature put on a show of her own Saturday morning, with earthquakes, rock slides and floods. A cluster of earthquakes ranging from 2.7 to 4.6 hit west-northwest of Big Bear Lake at approximately 10 a.m. Rocks and boulders that are always unstable on the slopes along Highway 18 west of … [Read more...] about Quakes, Floods and Slides
Big Bear, CA, May 16, 2012, 4:00pm - The Big Bear Lake Resort Association has released information regarding intermittent/rolling road closures for this Friday’s arrival of the Amgen Tour of California cycling race from Palmdale to Big Bear. State roadways affected include Routes 2, 138, 18 and 38 along with roadways within Big Bear. Intermittent closures could last between … [Read more...] about Friday Rolling Closures: Amgen Tour of California
Big Bear, Ca April 4, 2011 12:00 pm - Cal Trans will be inspecting bridges on portions of Highway 18 this week. Each bridge between Highway 138 in Crestline and below Lower Waterman Canyon will be checked. Traffic holds in both directions of approximately 20 minutes may be required during each inspection. Motorists are asked to be aware of the possible closures between 8:00 … [Read more...] about Highway 18 Road Closures Possible This Week