Tag: San Bernardino County Department of Public Works

Spruce Up for Spring with The City of Big Bear Lake

Big Bear, CA, April 1st, 2016 – After months of blustery winter weather, Spring has officially arrived! Staff is busy throughout the City, in residential neighborhoods and business districts, sprucing up for warmer weather. Say hello to our Public Works crews as they work on: Re-painting parking stalls on City property and street delineation Re-planting City parks and the Village as needed Street sweeping & Street striping City-wide Pothole repair and paving as needed Clean-Up Lake access points       Spruce Up with Us!  Now is the time to give extra attention to your yard or the outside of your home. ...

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Public Works Launches Interactive Maps Website

Big Bear City, CA, April 15, 2013 – The San Bernardino County Department of Public Works is launching a new website April 15 with interactive maps showing where county roads, flood control and solid waste facilities are located. The website can be found at http://sbcountydpw.maps.arcgis.com. The maps include Temporary Road Closures, Waste Disposal Site Locations, Transportation Road Yards, the County Maintained Road System, Flood Control Facilities, Flood Control Right-of-Way and Capital Improvement Project locations. Additional maps will be released over time. Some of the features include the locations of the Road Yards showing the service boundaries with a link to the road yard supervisors and phone numbers. The Temporary Road Closures map helps you with avoiding areas where roads are closed for maintenance or problems. Flood Control facilities and Flood Control right-of-ways are easily identifiable on their own unique interactive map. The Waste Disposal map shows you locations, addresses, hours and days of operations to assist you with accessing the landfills or transfer stations in your area. The County Maintained Road System feature allows you to easily locate which roads are maintained by the County Department of Public Works and allows the public to search by street address to find out if they live along a road that is maintained by Public Works. The Capital Improvement Project map provides an interactive tour of the current projects that are under construction.  All of...

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Mountain Area Chip Seal Project

Big Bear Valley, CA, September 18, 2012, 6:00am – The County of San Bernardino Department of Public Works recently completed a 40-mile chip seal project along various roads in the Angelus Oaks, Arrowbear, Big Bear, Crestline, Green Valley Lake, and Running Springs areas. The County typically applies a chip seal to roadways two to three years after they have been resurfaced to protect the new surface by sealing it, providing a protective layer while rejuvenating dry and weathered asphalt pavement.  Approximately 63 miles of chip seal were completed in fiscal year 2011/2012, and the County expects to complete another 80 miles in fiscal year 2012/2013. Recently revised procedures in the chip seal process such as additional quality control measures, smaller chip size, and the application of a fog seal coat, have resulted in an improved...

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