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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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Caltrans says U.S. Highway 395 is now fully open all the way to Nevada border

As of 3:00 this afternoon, maintenance crews have fully reopened U.S. Highway 395. It took almost a full week to clear the highway after last week’s snowstorm. Besides lots of snow, there was the added danger of avalanches along U.S. Highway 395. According to Caltrans District 9 Facebook page, Caltrans crews working non-stop finally cleared […]

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What is the progress of the Olancha Cartago Four-Lane Project?

What is the progress of the Olancha Cartago Four-Lane Project? [By: Melissa Maddux, Contributor] In 2017, the Olancha/Cartago Four-Lane project moved into the right of way and design phases, said Michael Lingberg, construction public information officer for Caltrans District 9. According to the Caltrans website, construction is set to begin in October of 2021, with […]

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Caltrans District 9 Workers Memorial 2018.  Bridgeport Maintenance Crew stand in rememberance of their fellow workers who died in the line of duty.

Caltrans Workers Memorial Ceremony in Bishop Tuesday

Press release Bishop – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will hold its annual Workers Memorial Ceremony on Tuesday, April 16th at 11:30 a.m. at the Caltrans District 9 Bishop Maintenance Station located at 1250 Spruce Street (behind Kmart) in Bishop, CA.  This ceremony will be held in coordination with Caltrans Safety Awareness Week.  The […]

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Caltrans lane closures for week of 10-8-18

Lane Closure Report for the week of 10/8/18 – 1012/18 (Caltrans press release) Inyo, Mono & Eastern Kern Counties – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) would like to alert the traveling public to be careful of workers on the Highway, to Slow for the Cone Zone and Move Over where possible. The scheduled lane […]

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Caltrans lane closures through Aug. 10

Press release Lane Closure Report for the week of 8/6/18 – 8/10/18 Inyo, Mono & Eastern Kern Counties – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) would like to alert the traveling public to be careful of workers on the Highway, to Slow for the Cone Zone and Move Over where possible. The scheduled lane closures […]

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Caltrans Workers Memorial Ceremony set for May 2

Caltrans press release Bishop – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will hold its annual Workers Memorial Ceremony on Wednesday, May 2nd at 11:30 a.m. at the Caltrans District 9 Bishop Maintenance Station located at 1250 Spruce Street (behind Kmart) in Bishop, CA.  This ceremony will be held in coordination with Caltrans Safety Awareness Week. […]

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Terry Erlwein promoted in Caltrans District 9

Caltrans press release The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 9 is pleased to announce the promotion of Ms. Terry Erlwein to the position of Deputy District Director of Maintenance and Operations effective November 20, 2017. Ms. Erlwein obtained her Civil Engineering degree from the University of Alaska Anchorage in 1997. While in college she […]

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Caltrans road work for week of Aug. 7

Press release Lane Closure Report for the week of 8/7/17 – 8/11/17 Inyo, Mono & Eastern Kern Counties – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) would like to alert the traveling public to be careful of workers on the Highway, to Slow for the Cone Zone and Move Over where possible.   The scheduled lane closures […]

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Update from Caltrans on pass openings

Press release SEASONAL PASS OPENING STATUS Bishop – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 9 continues to work on clearing snow, removing rocks, and repairing its eight highways with seasonal closures.  As work progresses, pedestrians, bicyclists, skiers, etc. are advised to stay out of these areas. Safety is our number one priority, for the […]

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