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Eastern Sierra News for July 25, 2024

 

 

 

 

Emergency Repairs Planned for Highways in Eastern Kern, Mono, and Inyo Counties

BISHOP – Highways in eastern Kern, Mono, and Inyo counties were severely damaged by recent atmospheric river storms during California’s historic winter. Caltrans District 9 is coordinating with Caltrans headquarters in Sacramento to secure funding for the emergency repair work.

Impacted highways targeted for repairs include:

Eastern Kern County

  • State Route 58
  • Caltrans District 9 is coordinating with headquarters to fund an emergency project for slab replacements on State Route 58 between Keene and just east of State Route 202 (Tucker Road).

Inyo County

  • U.S. 395
  • Caltrans recently approved an emergency work order for repairs within the Olancha-Cartago project area following flash flooding in early March.
  • State Route 168 W
  • Emergency repair work is underway on a section of State Route 168 W that was undercut and washed out by flood waters in March.

Mono County

  • U.S. 6
  • Emergency repair work is underway on U.S. 6 between Chalfant and Benton to fix eroded shoulders and damaged pavement caused by flood waters.
  • State Route 120 E
  • Emergency repair work is underway on State Route 120 between Benton Crossing Road and Benton Hot Springs to fix eroded shoulders and damaged pavement caused by flood waters.
  • U.S. 395
  • Caltrans District 9 is coordinating with headquarters to fund an emergency project for U.S. 395 at Topaz Lake to repair a crack in the ground between the highway pavement and shoulder.
  • Caltrans District 9 is coordinating with headquarters to fund an emergency project for U.S. 395 between Crestview and June Lake Junction to repair potholes.
  • State Route 158 S (South June Lake Loop)
  • Caltrans District 9 is coordinating with headquarters to fund an emergency project for State Route 158 S to repair potholes.

For the latest on these road repairs, follow Caltrans District 9 on TwitterFacebook, or Instagram. Before you leave home, check Quickmap.dot.ca.gov to get the latest on road conditions, including chain control restrictions. You can also call the Road Condition Hotline at 1-800-427-ROAD (7623).

 


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