State Route - 18

Emergency Repair Project


 Photo courtesy Caltrans District #8

near Panorama Point between 40th Street & SR-138 near Crestline 


Friday December 24, 2021 

San Bernardino, CA___ The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has initiated a $4.2 million emergency project to make repairs on a washout section of State Route 18 (SR-18) near Panorama point between 40th Street and State Route 138 near Crestline. 

During a heavy rain event, the southbound lanes became compromised on SR-18 and began to wash out. Caltrans Crews began a full road closure in both directions of SR-18 from State Route 138 (SR-138) to 40th Street in San Bernardino. 

Residents of Waterman Canyon are being allowed to their residence with valid ID. No access is allowed above Upper Waterman Canyon. Residents of Crestline, Twin Peaks, Lake Arrowhead and Blue Jay must utilize a detour route such as SR-138 to Interstate 15 or State Route 330 to State Route -18 to get up and down the mountain. 

A contractor will began the roadway repairs, immediately. To expediate the repairs, the route will remain closed until further notice. 

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