Caltrans Work on SR 18 (Arctic Circle) Beginning Monday, October 2

By Susan A. Neufeld

Mountain Communities – Caltrans will closing State Route 18,  between Snow Valley Mountain Resort and Big Bear Dam, Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The closure will run from from October 2 through October 26. These closures are necessary to prepare the “Arctic Circle” for winter months.

The work will include slope scaling, turnout clearance, drain cleaning, sign repair and replacement, guardrail repair and other related work.

Motorists are advised to use SR-38 as an alternate route to and from the Big Bear/Fawnskin area.