Beyond the Bridge
Photo courtesy of MILLENER PRODUCTIONS
5, 2019, California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District #8 announced that the State
Route 18 (SR-18) south of the Bridge at Big Bear Lake, in the anticipation of the
completion of the emergency Slope Stabilazation repairs to be completed Sunday,
Inclement weather may affect the completion date,
Sunday. Caltrans will finish the work, within the next following days. For the
remainder of the roadwork, there will be a one-way flagging operation with an
occasional 30-minute full closure in the area.
The contractor will continue to work from 8:00 A.M.
until 5:00 P.M. After 5:00 P.M. the roadway will be fully open in both
Photo courtesy of CALTRANS, PIO Terri Kasinga
EDITOR’s NOTE: Caltrans
engineers and maintenance crews became aware of
the large boulder slope area, very near the roadside,
that was obviously
damaged during the February Valentines Day Snow Storm including
rain and snow storms, and took charge to repair the area,
Winter’s, storms, February & March 2019 caused slope
damage to many areas along
State Route 18, such as the boulders on the southside of
the Big Bear Lake Bridge.