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Caltrans awards first of SB 1 grants

CALTRANS NEWS RELEASE SACRAMENTO—Caltrans announced last Thursday that the first planning grants funded through the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2014 (SB 1) have been awarded to local agencies to support their efforts to plan more sustainable communities, reduce transportation-related greenhouse gases and adapt for the effects of climate change. During this week’s California […]

 
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Eastern Sierra seasonal pass update

Caltrans news release SEASONAL PASS UPDATE Alpine, Tuolumne, Mono and Inyo Counties – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) in Districts 9 and 10, representing the East and West Sierra Nevada mountain range and its passes, present a comprehensive status update on the condition of the passes for the traveling public. State Route 4 (Ebbetts […]

 
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State of the Inyo; Tioga Pass to close due to storm

Press releases Tioga Pass is listed as open in the State of the Inyo for now, although the pass closes at 5:00 pm tonight. This has not been announced at the season closure– instead the pass is closing with the incoming snow in the forecast and Yosemite and Caltrans will evaluate based on what the […]

 
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Traffic accident takes out utility pole in Bishop

Press release On Thursday, August 10, 2017 at approximately 3:45pm, the Bishop Police Department began receiving multiple reports of a single vehicle accident, reporting a pick-up truck had collided with a utility pole near the intersection of N. Main and W. Yaney Streets. Continuing reports indicated that the utility lines were also down across Main […]

 
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Inyo, Mono get Caltrans ‘fix it first’ construction funds

Caltrans press release SACRAMENTO—The California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA) and the Department of Transportation (Caltrans) announced the fast tracking of “fix it first” construction work and increased road repairs across the state. Caltrans is able to jumpstart these road repairs thanks to the passage of the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017 (Senate Bill […]

 
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LADWP offers update on runoff management

Press release LADWP Runoff Preparation and Management Continue in the Eastern Sierra Region as Water Flows Increase – UPDATE 3 The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) continues to work proactively to handle the massive runoff water resulting from this year’s near record snowpack in the Eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains. These efforts are […]

 
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Tioga Road scheduled to open Monday

Caltrans press release STATE ROUTE 120 WEST – TIOGA PASS REOPENS FOR THE SEASON Bishop, CA – The California Department of Transportation would like to notify travelers that SR 120 West also known as Tioga Pass will reopen on Monday, June 19th at 2:00 pm. Caltrans crews have cleared the snow, removed loose rocks, and completed road […]

 
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Ben Mitchell accepts the 1st Place Certificate for Northern Inyo Hospital from Cort Hitchens, Caltrans District 9’s Bicycle Coordinator.

Bike month promotes alternative transportation

Bishop – Bike month, celebrated each year in May, is a national event that promotes active transportation by bicycling.  The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) participated with local agencies to promotebike month in the Eastern Sierra. A local bike challenge was hosted by the Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District and ten local entities […]

 
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Caltrans updates on passes, State Route 14

Press releases Bishop – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 9 continues to work on clearing snow, removing rocks, and repairing its eight highways with seasonal closures.  As work progresses, pedestrians, bicyclists, skiers, etc. are advised to stay out of these areas. Safety is our number one priority, for the public as well as […]

 
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Wait for Mule Days Parade day to place chairs on route

Caltrans press release Bishop – With the Bishop Mule Days event rapidly approaching, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) would like to remind the public of their goal to provide safe access for pedestrians on downtown sidewalks days before the Mule Days Parade. To facilitate providing safe access on the sidewalks, please do not place […]

 
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