San Bernardino Mountains



California Transportation (Caltrans) is alerting the motorists of ongoing road closures due to the past weekend (January 19, 20, 21, 22, 23) storm event. Be advised that some of the closures may be long term and some are fluid and changing.

Updates will be provided when available.


State Route 18 The Narrows is closed from SR 138 to Crest Forest Drive (The Cliffhanger) for an unknown period of time. The rock netting is damaged with rock fall in this section of the route.


State Route 138 is closed from I-15 east to Summit Valley Road for flooding and debris flow. Closure duration is unknown.


State Route 18 Little Arctic Circle is closed from Big Bear Dam to Payne Road in Big Bear Lake, for ice and snow removal. Cars have been disabled in this portion of the route overnight and this morning. Closure duration is unknown. 


State Route 2 is closed from Big Pine to SR 39. Closure duration is unknown. 


State Route 142 is closed from Santa Fe to the San Bernardino County Line in Orange County. Closure duration is unknown. 


Caltrans reminds motorists that CHAIN requirements (R-2) exist in the San Bernardino Mountains, Wrightwood, and Idyllwild. 


Flooding is imminent on roadways throughout Riverside and San Bernardino counties – DO NOT DRIVE through running or standing water – TURN AROUND DON’T DROWN!


Use Caltrans Quickmap for chain control and road update