Traveling downhill on State Route 18 early Thursday
Dave Stone captures this scene with his cell camera, the cables
still swinging after woman’s car collided with the power pole.
9, 2016, 8:31 AM
ROAD STATUS CHANGE
STATE ROUTE 18, HIGHWAY 18
[IN THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
AREA] IS CLOSED 1.5 MI NORTH OF THE JCT OF SR 330 (SAN BERNARDINO CO) - DUE TO
A DOWN POWER POLE - A DETOUR IS AVAILABLE 1-WAY CONTROLLED TRAFFIC AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS FROM
3.1 MI NORTH TO 5.2 MINORTH OF THE JCT OF SR 173 (SAN BERNARDINO CO) FROM 0900
HRS TO 1500 HRSWEDNESDAY THRU THURSDAY THRU 6 9 16 - DUE TO MAINTENANCE -
MOTORISTS ARE SUBJECT TO DELAYS OF UP TO 10 MINUTES
UNITS RESPONDING: REPORT
This morning before 8:00 A.M. drivers on SR-18 were detoured to avoid the danger of a
power pole down on the highway. A hard
closure was determined to delay traffic for several hours.
UPDATE as soon as released by California Highway Patrol out of Arrowhead - Runnings Springs.