Tag Archives | caltrans

sr167pubmtg-6

Caltrans discusses West Line Street corridor

- Press release Bishop – Last week, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) held a public meeting at the Calvary Baptist Church to provide information and solicit input regarding three projects that will develop and enhance the State Route (SR) 168 (West Line Street) corridor.  Tom Hallenbeck, Caltrans District 9 Director, welcomed attendees and provided […]

Continue Reading · 0
deersign

Watch out for deer

Department of Transportation District 9 Director Tom Hallenbeck cautions the traveling public to slow down and watch for deer. (press release) As the weather begins to rise in the high country, the deer population is moving to their summer feeding grounds. To reduce deer/vehicle accidents Caltrans identifies known deer migration crossings on State highways with […]

Continue Reading · 2
caltransde-ice

New anti-icing method for Inyo-Mono

(Press Release)  Caltrans Using Salt Brine to Rapidly Melt Ice, Snow on Eastern Sierra Highways and Make Winter Driving Safer   Mixture of water and sea salt is 20 times more effective than salt alone, better for environment, and cost effective BISHOP – For the first time in Mono and Inyo counties, Caltrans has begun using an […]

Continue Reading · 12
Pavel Popov

Local man from Ukraine talks about revolt

The revolution in the Ukraine now makes nightly news. President Obama has tried to convince Vladimir Putin to let the people in the Ukraine control their own lives, let them have freedom to join with Europe for economic reasons. At last report, President Putin has refused. Locally, one of our own citizens grew up in […]

Continue Reading · 10

Caltrans removes memorials

It’s not exactly clear why Caltrans removed some roadside memorials a month or so ago when they had existed as remembrances for deaths on 395 for from three to twelve years, but we did confirm that Caltrans did remove some of those memorials or parts of them. Last week, a local citizen contacted Sierra Wave […]

Continue Reading · 3
mltcmainst

Main Street Mammoth – beautiful plans, uncertain money

Over the years, detailed plans for a re-make of Mammoth’s Main Street have evolved with the hope of creating a different image upon entering the town. Officials gave it another go recently and hired Winter and Company Urban Design and Planning Studio. Nore’ Winter went through the current plans for Main Street which sound attractive […]

Continue Reading · 62

Watch for wildlife on highways

Estimates say that every year 1.5 million animals are hit on our nation’s highways. With fall almost officially here, deer and elk are starting to migrate to lower elevations in the Eastern Sierra and across our highways and byways. Caltrans and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife have chosen this week as “Watch Out […]

Continue Reading · 2

‘One Less Spark, One Less Wildfire’

- Press release from the U.S. Forest Service: SACRAMENTO, July 8, 2013— The U.S. Forest Service and other land management agencies have a new fire safety campaign in California. The One Less Spark, One Less Wildfire campaign is designed to provide constant reminders during this fire season to reduce the numbers of human-caused vehicle and […]

Continue Reading · 0
bike week 2013

Freilich leads Bike-to-Work Week challenge

- Press release from Caltrans Bishop – Bike to Work Week was a successful challenge due to five local agencies joining forces and encouraging their employees to participate. The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), US Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Inyo County and Northern Inyo Hospital struck up a friendly competition challenging each […]

Continue Reading · 1
tioga_pass

Tioga Pass slated to open Saturday

Caltrans press release: Mono County – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has re-opened State Route 120 (west) – Tioga Pass Road, to the East Yosemite Park Entrance Gate. State Route 120 is closed beyond this point. Users can access State Route 120 for recreational activities from the junction of US 395 at Lee Vining […]

Continue Reading · 82
bike ride

A friendly challenge: Bike-to-Work Week

Caltrans issued the following press release: Bishop – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), US Forest Service,  Northern Inyo Hospital and Inyo County have joined forces to support National Bike-To-Work week to be held on May 13th – 18th, 2013. With biking being an affordable form of transportation, fun and easy way to achieve better […]

Continue Reading · 3



KSRW · 1280 N. Main St. Suite J · Bishop, CA 93514 · 760-873-5329
Positive Projections Web Design