– Press release from Caltrans
BISHOP – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) would like to inform the traveling public that State Route 168 will have intermittent two hour closures, up to four times a day due to the Cal Tech telescope relocation project.
The highway will be closed due to accommodate the oversized load of the telescopes that are being moved from Cedar Flat to Big Pine Wednesday, June 17 to Friday, July 10. The closures will be intermittent and will last approximately two hours starting at 6:00 am until 3:30 pm.
The traveling public should expect up to two hour delays today while traveling along State Route 168. Use an alternate route if possible.
For the latest in highway information please visit Caltrans QuickMap site at quickmap.dot.ca.gov or call our Road Condition Hotline at 1-800-427-ROAD (7623).
For the safety of workers and other motorists, please be Work Zone Alert and Move Over where possible.