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Delays may occur on Hwy 243 next week

CalTrans has announced that there will delays between Idyllwild and Mountain Center from Tuesday, April 22 through Friday, April 25. Flagging and slowing of traffic will occur between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Crews will be installing recessed markers on Highway 243 between its intersection with Hwy. 74 at Mountain Center and Marion Ridge Road […]

Caltrans continuing work on Highway 74

Caltrans and its contractor, Skanska, of Los Angeles, Calif. will begin work today on an emergency project on Highwayt 74 near the Cranston Fire Station. This is the “bump” site. The work will take place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and continue through this weekend during the same hours and will continue next week. […]

Caltrans storm driving tips

The coming rain and snow storms may affect highways on the Hill. Caltrans has specifically identified SR 243 in both the Silver and Mountain fires areas, SR 74 desert area (Mountain Fire), and SR 74 in Falls Fire. Caltrans has completed emergency projects to make repairs on these routes for guardrail, drainage, slopes, and the […]

Ruiz gains federal highway funds to repair wildfire

Last week, Dr. Raul Ruiz (D-Palm Desert) announced $1.5 millions in funding for the repair or reconstruction of Federal-aid highways and roads that suffered serious damage as a result of wildfires in Riverside County. This Federal grant comes after Dr. Ruiz and other federal lawmakers sought a formal disaster declaration making the State eligible for […]

Road work on Highway 74 in Garner Valley

Caltrans has resumed the resurfacing of Highway 74. This project is in Garner Valley and is expected to be completed by the end of November, according to the Joy Sepulveda, Caltrans Public Information Officer. A $2.1 million contract was awarded to Granite Construction, inc. to do the work, which will include overlaying the roadway with […]

Caltrans opens Highway 243 for weekend; traffic controls begin Monday, Aug. 19

Caltrans, in collaboration with the California Highway Patrol, Cal-Fire and the US Forest Service, will reopen State Route 243 to all traffic today, Friday, Aug. 16, at noon. No work will be conducted over the weekend to allow full access to residents and motorists. Beginning on Monday, Aug. 19, traffic control will be in place […]

Caltrans working in Idyllwild Tuesday, Oct. 30

Caltrans plans maintenance work on Highway 243 on Tuesday, Oct. 30. There maybe lane closures and one-way traffic from 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The work will be near Saunders Meadow, according to its press release.

Expect delays on Highway 74 this week

Expect delays on Highway 74 this week

From Monday, Aug. 6 through Thursday, Aug 9, Caltrans will be working on the Hwy 74 from Lake Hemet Campground to Keen Camp Maintenance Station.   There will be flagging and delay between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Traffic interruptions next week

Caltrans is advising motorists that work on Highway 74 in Garner Valley will necessitate some one-way traffic patterns. This will be from 7 a.m. through 4 p.m. the week of July 23 through July 26.


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