#1 Nov 6 – 9 2020

 CALTRANS STORM ALERT

STORM ALERT Friday to Monday

 

SAN BERNARDINO – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is alerting the traveling public to storm events forecasted by the National Weather Service this weekend.

Motorists are advised to bring chains to mountain regions as chain control will be in effect in higher elevations. Caltrans is advising motorists of the state highways that have been affected by recent wildfires and may be subject to closure or delays due to rock fall or debris flows:

 State Route 38 (SR 38) from Bryant to Lake Williams (possible closure limits).

·        Big Bear Valley bound motorists are advised to use SR 18 and SR 330

and avoid SR 38 in the event there are delays or closures related to the El Dorado burn scar.

·        State Route 71 (SR 71) near Butterfield Ranch/Euclid Avenue (SR 83) and Pine Avenue.

 

Caltrans crews are set to begin 12 hours shifts (24/7) throughout the storm event. Chain installers will be available on mountain routes for your safety and convenience.

DO NOT install your chains in travel lanes. Use designated turnouts for chain installation.

Caltrans crews are set to begin 12 hours shifts (24/7) throughout the storm event.

Chain installers will be available on mountain routes for your safety and convenience.

For weather updates, please go to https://www.weather.gov/sgx/