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 … [Read more...]

Drive Safe In The Snow

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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 … [Read more...]

Carmegeddon Solution: Big Bear

Big Bear, Ca July 15, 2011 1:00 pm - With much of Los Angeles in an uproar over the closing of the parts of the 405 this weekend, Big Bear would like to offer a solution.  Come visit our cool mountain air, beautiful lake, great hiking and mountain biking trails, cozy cabins, full-service hotels, and restaurants for any taste, even Nepalese!  No … [Read more...]

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...]

Gear Up For Motorcycle Safety Month

Photo courtesy CA Motorcyclist Safety Association

Big Bear, CA, May 3, 2011, noon - Gas prices and temperatures are climbing, and more motorcyclists are riding the roads.  The California Highway Patrol is reminding drivers and riders to safely share the road.  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says approximately 80% of reported motorcycle crashes result in injury or death, while … [Read more...]

Water Project To Affect Highway 38

CA Department of Water Resources

Big Bear, Ca April 25, 2011 8:00 am - According to Cal Trans, the California Department of Water Resources project to expand the Crafton Hills Reservoir may affect traffic on Highway 38 at Bryant Street in Yucaipa beginning today.  Between 7:00 am and 5:00 pm on weekdays, motorists can expect possible lane closures or flagging, and reduced … [Read more...]

Highway 18 Road Closures Possible This Week

Cal Trans Slow for the Cone Zone

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 … [Read more...]

Drivers Reminded to Drive Sober

Big Bear, Ca March 18, 2011 12:00 pm - The California Highway Patrol is reminding drivers to avoid using alcohol or drugs when they get in their cars.  Between 6:00 am and midnight tonight, the CHP will have a sobriety and drivers license checkpoint in the unincorporated area in the Big Bear Valley to ensure that drivers are heeding the … [Read more...]