38 – Is CLOSED
Thursday Morning, February 21 2019, Temperature 22`
COLD, at 11:30 A.M. Big Bear Lake, California
Alerts have been consistently being reported and updated by local Fire
Departments, Caltrans and California Highway
Patrol reporting on traffic accidents, traffic problems, road closures (
reminder: There are only three (3) roads in and out of Big Bear Valley.
Weather & Roads UPDATE:
State Route 18 - Is CLOSED
from the Highland area north of the State Route 330
Junction to Snow Valley to the Big Bear Lake Dam, due to a Rock
Slide & Caltrans reconstructing since the Valentines Day incident. the
are Required on All Vehicles except 4-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on
all 4 wheels and carry chains that are sized to the vehicle.
State Route 38 - Is
CLOSED from the east of Mentone at Bryant
Street to west of State Route 18
to Erwin Lake/Big Bear City communities.
BRING CHAINS TO MOUNTAIN AREAS!
WE ASK that Everyone stock vehicles with water, snacks, blankets, a charged
cell phone, flashlight and a full tank of gas before going to mountain regions.
For safe winter driving tips and chain control information please go to http://www.dot.ca.gov/cttravel/winter.html
of the constant updates from the authorized agencies (CHP & CALTRANS) we
suggest Big Bear Lake NewsRoom Viewers and Mountain Residents, research the
latest Weather and Road conditions at this website: http://www.bigbearlake.net/road-conditions
well as Check out Caltrans' Quick Map for current
road conditions and chain requirements at http://quickmap.dot.ca.gov
real-time traffic, download the Quick Map app on iTunes or Google Play.
CLICK HERE: http://quickmap.dot.ca.gov
For emergency services:
San Bernardino County Office of Emergency
By E T Russell