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Caltrans Seeks Public Input on Interregional Strategic Plan

SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) kicked off the public comment period today for its draft plan for highway and rail improvements to more safely, efficiently and sustainably move people and goods between different regions in the state. The newly released draft 2021 Interregional Transportation Strategic Plan (ITSP) proposes the policy framework, goals and strategies that […]

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Rep. Obernolte secures $11 million for CA-08 projects including $800,000 for streets and sidewalk improvements in Bishop

Rep. Obernolte secures $11 million for CA-08 projects including $800,000 for streets and sidewalk improvements in Bishop   PRESS RELEASE – WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman Jay Obernolte (CA-08) secured $11 million in funding for projects in California’s 8th District that passed the U.S. House of Representatives as part of this week’s major appropriations package. This […]

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Cal Trans D9 Traffic Advisory 8/2/21 – 8/6/21

Date:      July 30, 2021 District:  9 – Bishop FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE D9 End Treatments Project Set to Begin INYO, MONO AND EASTERN KERN COUNTIES – Caltrans will begin construction on various highways for the D9 End Treatments Project on Monday. This 4-month project will upgrade and revitalize guardrail in 33 different locations throughout District 9. Work will […]

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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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