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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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Another busy week for Caltrans

Lane Closure Report for the week of 7/16/18 – 7/20/18  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 the […]

 
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Caltrans to host workshops on Lee Vining rehab project

News release Bishop – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 9 has scheduled two workshops for the Lee Vining Rehabilitation Project. The project will consist of a comprehensive pavement rehabilitation project on US 395, through the town of Lee Vining. The project will be constructed from the junction of State Route 120 West (Yosemite […]

 
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State Route 14 gets first part of Freeman Gulch project

Caltrans press release Bishop – Tuesday, Caltrans joined officials from Inyo, Mono and Kern counties and prime contractor Granite Construction to celebrate the completion of the first of three Freeman Gulch projects on State Route (SR) 14, which will eventually convert the existing two-lane roadway to a four-lane expressway upon full completion. “This roadway is […]

 
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Seryna Cagle of Caltrans with students Jeniffer Valezquez and Scott Hennarty who received a certificate and prize for placing in the Bishop Union High School Trig*Star competition.

Hennarty, Valezquez earn Trig*Star top honors

Caltrans press release BISHOP – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 9 co-sponsored a Trig*Star competition at Bishop Union High School (BUHS) this past April, and awarded the winners on Monday May 21st, 2018. Trig*Star is a national math competition for high school students based on the practical application of Trigonometry.  The purpose of […]

 
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Caltrans working projects in Eastern Sierra

Caltrans news release Bishop – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has begun construction on several projects in Inyo and Mono Counties. In Inyo and Mono Counties, the McNally Shoulders project on US Highway 6 between Silver Canyon Road and Pumice Mill Road (approximately 4 miles north of the junction of US Hwy 395). The […]

 
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A story of the early opening of Tioga Road

From Christine Knadler Caltrans Maintenance Public Information Officer The morning of May 4th arrived with a burst of sunshine. Clouds dotted the tips of the Sierras, the skies had reached a vibrant blue, and U.S. Hwy 395 was sparsely strewn with travelers. As I drove north from Crowley Lake to Caltrans’ winter closure gate on […]

 
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Caltrans update on Bishop ADA Project

Caltrans press release Updated Information as of Wednesday, April 25, 2018 Beginning on the evening of April 25th, construction work will start on the east side of Main Street (US Hwy 395) south of Jay Street. Construction work will continue along the south side of Line Street. Construction work will begin on the north side […]

 
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Update on Bishop ADA Project

Caltrans news release Bishop – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has the following weekly construction update for the Bishop ADA Project. Utility relocation and preliminary activities will continue through this week.  The contractors are scheduled to start with the installation of construction signs the week of Monday, March 19th and will continue with preliminary […]

 
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CalTrans provides more details on Bishop ADA Project

By Deb Murphy U.S. Highway 395 and State Highway 168 (also known as Bishop’s Main and West Line streets) will start coming into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act starting this Monday. The project was discussed at the City Council meeting with a follow-up presentation last Thursday evening in the Council chambers. The scope […]

 
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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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