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Caltrans Signals “Get Prepared for the Next Storm”

    During winter storm conditions, motorists should anticipate unexpected delays and closures. Caltrans strives to reduce the frequency and the length of unplanned closures on state highways. The following tips will assist you in making your winter driving experience safe and pleasant: Allow enough time for your trip. Be observant of everything around you. Remember – black ice is nearly invisible! Keep your fuel tank full and your windows clear. Drive as conditions permit – slower acceleration, slower speeds, and slower braking in winter conditions. Reduce speed and leave extra room between you and the vehicle in front...

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Accident on Northshore Blocking Both Lanes In Baldwin Lake Area

Big Bear, Ca, January 20, 2012, 12:00pm – A traffic accident occurred earlier this morning on Northshore Drive, a mile east of Paradise road, which has resulted in the temporary closure of the road between Paradise and Baldwin Lake Road.  The accident involved a Kia, and a semi truck loaded with cinders, with the bed of the semi truck blocking both lanes.  According to Cal Trans the road will be closed for an unknown duration, as 12 tons of cinders will need to be cleaned up, and motorists are advised to use Shay Road to travel in the Baldwin Lake...

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Drive Safe In The Snow

Big Bear, Ca, December 12, 2011, 2:45pm – With winter road conditions in effect KBHR and CalTrans would like to remind motorists to drive carefully, and remind drivers of current chain restrictions.  Currently chains are required on Highway 18 the front grade, portions of Highway 38 through Redlands and Mentone, and on roads within the Big Bear Valley.  Chains are required for 2 wheel drive vehicles, which means you need to install chains on your drive wheels.  Always carry chains or cables when driving in the mountains in the winter months, as it is California Law.   This will secure the safety of the motoring public, the safety of others, and allow CalTrans and the California Highway Patrol to keep these roadways open to...

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Carmegeddon Solution: Big Bear

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Paving Repairs on Highway 18 May Cause Delays

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