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Carne Lowgren – ‘A great loss’

By Charles James Last Friday, March 29th, the California Highway Patrol reported that a bicyclist had died at about 10:35 a.m. after being struck along U.S. 6 and Chalfant Loop Road, about 12 miles northeast of Bishop, California. Information on the identity of the bicyclist was withheld pending notification of next of kin, and then […]

 
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Leland H. Brown: 1923 – 2019

Leland H. Brown, 1923 – 2019 Leland Hugh “Lee” Brown died on March 4, 2019 at his home in Bishop surrounded by family. Lee was born in Bakersfield, California on January 21, 1923. He moved to Bishop after serving in the Army Air Corps in World War II as an aircraft mechanic. After working as […]

 
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Caltrans offers winter driving tips

News release SACRAMENTO — Caltrans urges motorists to be prepared and use caution when driving this winter. Taking action and being proactive can help reduce the risk of injury and even death on the highways during the upcoming storm. Operators of vehicles must use their best judgment in all types of weather.   Before traveling, […]

 
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More than 100 projects for Caltrans from SB 1 funds

Caltrans will improve, repair or replace an additional 80 bridges, 200 drainage systems and more than 340 lane miles with the new allocation Caltrans news release BISHOP – Caltrans announced last week that the California Transportation Commission allocated $669 million for more than 100 projects, funded by or at least partly by Senate Bill 1 […]

 
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Caltrans ‘Fix-it-First’ projects in Eastern Sierra

Caltrans news release BISHOP — Caltrans will begin more than 120 new “Fix-it-First” projects this fiscal year (July 2018 – June 2019), replacing, repairing and improving more than 6,700 lane miles of pavement, 250 culverts and 320 bridges across the state, due to funds from Senate Bill 1 (SB 1), the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017. […]

 
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Frank Myrlin Carr Sr.: 1931-2018

Frank Myrlin Carr Sr. born to Roy and Marguerite Carr December 26, 1931, passed away peacefully in his sleep September 1, 2018. If you were his friends from school you knew him as Myrlin, if you were an Air Force buddy or co-worker you knew him as Frank.  He was a good friend and stayed […]

 
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Fire closes US 395 north of Bridgeport

From Caltrans FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                        UPDATE US-395 CLOSED FROM SR-108 TO COLEVILLE BRIDGEPORT — The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) would like to inform the traveling public that US-395 has closed from the north end of the town of Bridgeport, to the south end of Coleville, and at the junction of US-395 and State […]

 
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Caltrans lane closures this week

Lane Closure Report for the week of 8/27/18 – 8/31/18   Inyo, Mono & Eastern Kern Counties – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) would like to alert the traveling public to be careful of workers on the Highway, to Slow for the Cone Zone and Move Over where possible.   The scheduled lane closures for […]

 
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Caltrans lane closures for week of Aug. 20

Lane Closure Report for the week of 8/20/18 – 8/24/18 Caltrans news release Inyo, Mono & Eastern Kern Counties – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) would like to alert the traveling public to be careful of workers on the Highway, to Slow for the Cone Zone and Move Over where possible.   The scheduled lane […]

 
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State Route 168W to open tonight at 8

News release STATE ROUTE 168W (BISHOP CREEK) BISHOP -The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), Inyo County Public Works and Sheriff’s Office, California Highway Patrol (CHP) and the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) would like to inform the public that SR 168W will be reopening this evening, July 27th, at 8:00 p.m. USFS will also be reopening […]

 
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Update: Access to retrieve trapped vehicles today

STATE ROUTE 168W (BISHOP CREEK)                                                                                                               ACCESS TO RETRIEVE VEHICLES BISHOP — Inyo County Sherriff, California Highway Patrol and the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) would like to inform the public that access to remove previously trapped vehicles will be available today until 3:00 p.m. Access past the road closure will be with law […]

 
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Caltrans’ Bishop ADA Project stops short

By Deb Murphy In the next six to eight weeks, Spectrum, the contractor on Cal Trans’ downtown Bishop project will have completed the Line Street portion. Work on Main Street will be postponed. Initially, the project was to bring curbs, sidewalks and driveways into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, stretching from west of […]

 
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