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Pardon our temporary lack of materials says Caltrans, as work on Bishop Pedestrian Safety Plan resumes

Pedestrian Safety Project Will Resume in Bishop The Pedestrian Safety Project in Bishop was delayed on Friday due to an anticipated shortage in materials. The project will resume tomorrow, Monday, July 26th, as originally planned, as the contractor was able to procure additional construction materials. Work is scheduled as follows: On State Route 168 W […]

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Monitor Pass Closed Due to Tamarack Fire | Drivers take note!

Caltrans has closed Monitor Pass/State Route 89 in northern Mono County due to the Tamarack Fire. The fire, which originally started near the town of Markleeville, has spread to parts of Nevada and is now estimated to be around 43,900 acres in size.   Sonora Pass/State Route 108 remains open as an alternate route over […]

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Caltrans re-doing Main Street and West Line Street in Bishop and they want to hear YOUR suggestions

Bishop Mayor Stephen Muchovej want Bishop residents to know that Caltrans is starting the process to re-do Main Street and West Line street. Even though the work won’t happen until 2022, the time for you to give your input is NOW!!! So what would you like to see as part of this large project? Have […]

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Caltrans Hosts Clean California Litter Removal Effort in Mono County

As part of Governor Gavin Newson’s California Comeback Plan, the Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 9 Deputy Director of Maintenance, Terry Erlwein was on hand last Thursday to meet with local news media to “spread the word” for a trash pick-up effort today in Southern Mono County to highlight Governor Gavin Newsom’s Clean California initiative. […]

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Caltrans Hosts ‘Clean California’ Event

Caltrans Hosts ‘Clean California’ Event at Northbound Viewpoint on Sherwin Grade in Southern Mono County  WHAT: Caltrans District Director and local elected officials will pick-up roadside litter to raise awareness of Governor Gavin Newsom’s $1.5 billion Clean California budget proposal. The initiative key actions will: Engage and invest in communities Educate current and future generations […]

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Collision on SR-178 between Dodge Caravan and Caltrans Sweeper | Serious damage and injuries

On Tuesday, April 27, 2021, at approximately 11:20 AM, the California Highway Patrol reported that the driver of a 2006 Dodge Caravan was traveling westbound on SR-178, east of Chicago Valley Road, and within a Caltrans highway construction zone, while at the same time, a Caltrans employee was driving a Caltrans highway construction vehicle (sweeper) […]

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Caltrans Announces Additional Traffic Cameras and Weather Stations throughout District 9

According to Caltrans,  the state has added additional closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras and roadside weather information systems (RWIS) in eastern Kern county to provide improved service and communication in District 9. Mono county installations are scheduled for late Spring/Summer. Recent additions to the statewide CCTV and RWIS system were installed in the following areas: Eastern […]

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Five Electric Vehicle Fast Chargers Ready for Public Use in Inyo and Kern Counties

[Caltrans Press Release –April 15, 2020] Electric vehicle (EV) drivers travelling along Highway 395 in Inyo County and Highway 58 in Kern County can now recharge using five newly installed fast charging stations. “Fast chargers are essential to continue growing EV adoption in California and meeting our state’s goals for combating climate change,” said Caltrans […]

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Pedestrian Safety Project to Begin in Big Pine and Lone Pine

INYO COUNTY – Caltrans will begin construction on the Pedestrian Safety Project in Inyo County next week in the towns of Big Pine and Lone Pine. Crews will upgrade signals and install flashing beacons at intersections and crosswalks at the following locations starting Monday, April 12: ·      In Lone Pine at the intersection of U.S. Highway […]

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