The work will now be done Monday through Friday, October 12 to October 29 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The closure will be between Snow Valley Mountain Resort and the Big Bear Dam. Due to the scope of the work and the safety considerations, as well as additional planned work, the closure will now take place during daytime hours. Clearing boulders off steep cliffs that abut the highway cannot safely be done during the night hours so it is important for the safety of all Caltrans workers in the area that some of these improvements be done in the daylight hours.
Caltrans will also complete annual routine maintenance in order to prepare for winter. This work will include rock scaling, clearing turnouts and drains, guardrail maintenance and they will paint the recessed “fog lines” on the newly-paved section.
Motorists are advised to use State Route (Hwy.) 38 as an alternate route to Big Bear.