Mountain Highways Have Chain Controls In Place

Chain conditions exist in the mountain communities. (File Photo)

By Michael P. Neufeld

Mountain Communities – Chain controls are still in place on most mountain highways.

CalTrans advises motorists to always carry chains during winter driving conditions. Locations of chain controls are subject tio change..

HIGHWAY 18

CHAINS ARE REQUIRED ON ALL VEHICLES EXCEPT 4-WHEEL-DRIVE VEHICLES WITH SNOW TIRES ON ALL 4 WHEELS 4.4 MI NORTH OF THE JCT OF SR 189 TO BIG BEAR DAM

HIGHWAY 38

CHAINS ARE REQUIRED ON ALL VEHICLES EXCEPT 4-WHEEL-DRIVE VEHICLES WITH SNOW TIRES ON ALL 4 WHEELS  FROM BIG BEAR CITY TO BIG BEAR DAM

HIGHWAY 173

CHAINS ARE REQUIRED ON ALL VEHICLES EXCEPT 4-WHEEL-DRIVE VEHICLES WITH SNOW TIRES ON ALL 4 WHEELS FROM THE JCT OF SR 189 TO THE JCT OF SR 18

HIGHWAY 189

CHAINS ARE REQUIRED ON ALL VEHICLES EXCEPT 4-WHEEL-DRIVE VEHICLES WITH SNOW TIRES ON ALL 4 WHEELS FROM THE JCT OF SR 18 TO THE JCT OF SR 173

HIGHWAY 330

CHAINS ARE REQUIRED ON ALL VEHICLES EXCEPT 4-WHEEL-DRIVE VEHICLES WITH SNOW TIRES ON ALL 4 WHEELS FROM 4 MI EAST OF THE JCT OF I 210 TO
2.5 MI WEST OF RUNNING SPRINGS (1033)

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