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Update: Accident with Injuries on Highway 395 in Cartago on Monday Evening.

(Updated on September 8, 2020) There was a multi-car crash reported on Monday evening, September 7, 2020,  in Cartago. At least one person, (later identified as Richard Hanson of Bishop, Calif., age 80) driving a 2001 tan Land Rover, was reported as seriously injured after a traffic collision involving two other vehicles The accident happened […]

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Road construction on 395, Lake Mary Road

Press releases BISHOP— The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will begin a $2.2 million emergency construction project on US Hwy 395 near Mono Lake, north of Lee Vining, CA starting Tuesday, July 12, 2016. The project will repair guardrail and install temporary rockfall protection measures due to damage from the Marina Fire. The Marina fire […]

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Watch for wildlife on highways

Estimates say that every year 1.5 million animals are hit on our nation’s highways. With fall almost officially here, deer and elk are starting to migrate to lower elevations in the Eastern Sierra and across our highways and byways. Caltrans and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife have chosen this week as “Watch Out […]

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Victim identified in fatal crash on 395

A big-rig accident early Tuesday morning in Bridgeport killed a 33-year San Bernardino resident. According to a press release from the CHP, at approximately 3:45 A.M. Tuesday a solo vehicle traffic collision occurred on US 395, just north of the intersection with State Route 182, just south of Bridgeport. US 395 was closed, with a […]

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Caltrans working nights in Bishop

Caltrans issued the following press release: Bishop – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) would like to alert the traveling public that US Highway 395 from Mandich Lane to US Highway 6 will have lane closures this week from 9:00 pm to 7:00 am. Maintenance workers will be crack sealing, striping and performing general maintenance work on the […]

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Animal reminders

Mammoth Lakes Police Department: ** NEWS  RELEASE **  Motorists Urged to Use Caution The Deer are Migrating in Full Force The Mammoth Lakes Police Department would like to caution motorists to be extra alert for migrating deer on Highway 395 and Highway 203.  Large numbers of deer are on the move at this time of […]

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Topaz Ranch Fire destroys homes

UPDATE:  BLM REPORTS THAT THE TOPAZ RANCH ESTATES FIRE IS NOW 100% CONTAINED.  NO FURTHER STRUCTURES WERE DESTROYED AND NO DEATHS OR INJURIES.   A more than 6,000 acre wildfire three miles east of Highway 395 near Topaz Lake has destroyed two homes and 17 outbuildings.  Hundreds of firefighters and crews remain on scene. Law […]

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