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At Big Bear Lake Dam

Expect 30-minute full closure



(CALTRANS performed a major Scaling and Rock Removal late 2018, on State Route 18 in the Arctic Circle area near the Big Bear Lake Dam. SEE - n


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San Bernardino, California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 8 will begin emergency slope repairs on State Route 18 (SR-18) in Big Bear Lake near the Big Bear Dam. During the work there will be a one-way flagging operation.

Please be advised there will occasionally be a 30-minute full closure in the area.


The emergency work will require the contractor to work 7 days a week from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. beginning Monday, March 11th and is anticipated to be complete in approximately three weeks. 


At the end of each day the road way will be fully open in both directions. Be advised inclement weather will affect the completion of this project. 


For information in District 8 visit one of the following.

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