Category: Roads/Travel

Pilot Fire – Tuesday Update

Big Bear, CA, August 9, 2016 – The Pilot Fire, which started on Sunday, August 7, grew almost 2000 acres since yesterday. This morning, the fire is currently 6,298 acres with 6% containment. The Hwy. 173 closure has been extended from SR-138 to North Bay Road. Voluntary evacuations have been extended into the Lake Arrowhead area north of Peninsula Road, east of Brentwood Road, and west of North Bay Road. A shelter has been set up at Oak Hills High School in Hesperia and a second American Red Cross Reception and Care Center will be open at Rim of...

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GUARDRAIL PROJECT TO BEGIN ON STATE ROUTE 330

Big Bear, CA, July 18th, 2016 – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 8 has awarded a $577,000 project to Danny Hubbs Construction, Inc. of Yucaipa to install Midwest Guardrail Systems in various locations on State Route 330 (SR-330) from 2.7 miles north of Highland Avenue to the State Route 330/18 Junction in Running Springs. The project is scheduled to begin Monday, August 1 and continue until mid-September 2016. The work hours are 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Flagging will be necessary during the work hours in the two-lane segments of SR 330. No flagging will be required in the passing...

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Road Work in Fawnskin Thursday May Cause Delays

Fawnskin, CA, July 13, 2016 – The California Department of Transportation maintenance crews are cleaning drains in addition to other routine maintenance activities along State Route 38 through Fawnskin on Thursday July 14. The work will be conducted between the West Boat Ramp and Windy Point from 8:00 am to 11:30 am, and from the Discovery Center to Juniper Hill between 11:30 am and 3:30 pm. Lane closures with one way traffic control will be necessary to accommodate the equipment that will be staged on the...

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Caltrans Announces Last Minute Roadwork For Monday

Big Bear Lake, CA, July 8, 2016 – The California Department of Transportation will perform a paving operation on State Route 18 near Red Ant Hill, at Mill Creek Road/Talmadge Road in Big Bear Lake on Monday, July 11, to repair a split in the roadway. There will be one way traffic control in effect from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm, so please pay attention to all directional signage. To stay on top of roadwork in the San Bernardino Mountains, click the Caltrans link on the KBHR Road Conditions page . Know before you...

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Fatal Accident on SR-38

Big Bear Lake, CA, July 5, 2016 – On the morning of Sunday, July 3rd, Arrowhead Area CHP officers responded to the scene of a traffic collision on SR-38, also known as North Shore Drive, west of Minnesula Road by Juniper Point.  Eric Rhydale Caston, a 35 year old resident of Big Bear City, California, was driving west on the 38 in a White, Ford, F-250.  For an unknown reason, Caston allowed his vehicle to travel off the road and down an embankment.  Caston was not wearing his seatbelt and was ejected from his vehicle.  As a result, he sustained fatal injuries and...

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