Route 74 & 243
Begins Friday, August 30th 6:00 A.M.
Ends Tuesday, September 3rd 6:00 P.M.
August 28, 2019, San Bernardino,
CA____ The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is pleased to
announce that State Route 74 (SR-74) will extend the escort schedule starting
Labor Day Weekend - Friday, August 30, 2019. Travelers will have 24/7 escort
access on SR-74 from Hemet to Idyllwild.
Caltrans will have a moratorium on routine lane closures, beginning Friday,
August 30 at 6:00 A.M. through Tuesday, September 3 at 6:00 P.M.
By late October 2019,
Caltrans will change the escort access to a 24/7
is pleased to announce that starting Tuesday,
November 1st, State Route 243 (SR-243) will be opened to some-type
of limited access (escort or a flagging operation).
would like to remind travelers to be
work zone alert as maintenance and contractor crews will be in
the area on both SR-74 and SR-243 for the remainder of the year, to restore the
routes to full operational access.
before you go!
To stay on top of
roadwork in the Inland Empire
go to Caltrans
District 8 and sign up for commuter alerts.
The CHP strongly recommends travelers to check
Conditions and road closures
Use Caltrans' “Quick Map” for current road
and chain requirements at
us for the latest information on Facebook and Twitter. To assist in planning your commute, view live
traffic conditions using QuickMap and planned lane closures.
For those with sensory disabilities requiring alternate formats
(i.e. Braille, large print, sign language interpreter, etc.) and those needing
information in a language other than English, please contact Terri Kasinga at
909-383-4646 or TTY 711 by August 28, 2019.