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As always, please, ‘Watch Out for Wildlife’

Press release SACRAMENTO – Caltrans and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) remind motorists to remain alert for wildlife on roadways during Watch Out for Wildlife Week, which runs September 18-24. “We urge motorists to remain alert and be cautious when traveling through wildlife areas, so our roadways will remain as safe as […]

 
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Richard Coffman: 1946-2016

Richard Earl Coffman 1946-2016 Richard Earl Coffman (Rich) passed away on Wednesday, July 20 at the age of 70 after a 2 year battle with cancer. He was born on June 6, 1946 in Peoria, Illinois. Richard’s family moved to Lancaster, California in 1958 and he began employment with Cal Trans in 1971. In 1973, […]

 
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Road construction on 395, Lake Mary Road

Press releases BISHOP— The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will begin a $2.2 million emergency construction project on US Hwy 395 near Mono Lake, north of Lee Vining, CA starting Tuesday, July 12, 2016. The project will repair guardrail and install temporary rockfall protection measures due to damage from the Marina Fire. The Marina fire […]

 
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Marina Fire update: 300 personnel on scene

Forest Service update The Marina Fire remains at 600 acres this morning and is 5% contained. The fire is located north of Lee Vining and west of Highway 395 and is burning in pinyon and brush. The fire spotted across Highway 395 yesterday south of Mono City pushed by strong down canyon winds. Crews worked […]

 
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Ernie Blunt: 1931-2016

Ernest “Ernie” Albert Blunt, a resident of Bishop for 60 years, passed away on May 22rd at the age of 84. Ernie Blunt was born on November 2, 1931 in Lone Pine, California.  Ernie split his high school years between Owens Valley High School where he lettered in baseball, Glenns Ferry High School in Idaho, […]

 
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Caltrans Workers’ Memorial Ceremony set for Thursday

Press release Bishop – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will hold its annual Workers’ Memorial Ceremony on Thursday, April 28th at 10:00 a.m. at the Bishop Caltrans District 9 Office. This ceremony will be held in conjunction with Caltrans Safety Awareness Week.  The event is open to the public, and Caltrans welcomes everyone to […]

 
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Bridgeport Main St. project earns state recognition

Press release At the Mono County Board of Supervisors meeting on April 12, Caltrans District 9 Director Brent Green presented the 2015 Caltrans Excellence in Transportation Award for the Bridgeport Main Street Revitalization Project to the Bridgeport Valley Regional Planning Advisory Committee, represented by committee member Steve Noble, and Mono County staff Wendy Sugimura and […]

 
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Caltrans prepares for winter driving in Eastern Sierra

Caltrans press release Bishop – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) advises motorists that experts are predicting a slight increase in all methods of travel nationwide, with about 47 million people traveling either by car or airplane for the Thanksgiving holiday. In anticipation of holiday travel, and the predicted El Niño to deliver adverse weather […]

 
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N. Sierra Highway Corridor Plan gets Caltrans grant

By Deb Murphy North Sierra Highway, from Wye Road to, approximately, the Bishop Paiute Palace Casino, is headed for a facelift, of sorts. Inyo County secured a $275,440 CalTrans’ Sustainable Transportation Grant to develop a Corridor Plan. The plan, worked out over the next three years, will look at streetscapes, bicycle lanes and other elements […]

 
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Closures through July 10th on State Route 168

– 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 […]

 
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Caltrans memorial ceremony set for Thursday

– Press release Bishop – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will hold its annual Workers’ Memorial Ceremony on Thursday, April 23rd at 10:00 a.m. at the Caltrans District 9 Office.  This ceremony will be held in coordination with Caltrans Safety Awareness Week.  The event is open to the public, and Caltrans would like to […]

 
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Caltrans allocates $3.4 million for local projects

– Caltrans press release Bishop – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocated over $254 million for 41 transportation projects that will enhance the safety and mobility of Californians throughout the state, which includes $3.4 million for locally-administered Active Transportation Program projects that encourage biking and walking. “Investing in our infrastructure benefits Californians for generations to […]

 
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