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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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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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