I noticed that the Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports for both Hesperia and Apple Valley include figures for how many miles of roadway have been resurfaced (Adelanto and Victorville seem not to include these figures).
The following table sheds some light on why cycling conditions are so marginal.
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On Tuesday, November 28, the Apple Valley Town Council will vote to hire Doug Robertson as the new Town Manager. The good news is that this would dramatically increase the number of cyclists in Apple Valley government from approximately zero to one, as Robertson is a cyclist.
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CalTrans crews are hard at work “realigning” State Route 138 east (A.K.A. Highway 138, A.K.A. Rim of the World Highway) from 1.9 miles east of Interstate 15 (A.K.A. I-15) to just west of Post Office Road. Apparently, “realignment” is CalTrans-speak for scrapping the previous road and replacing it with something completely different.
Continue reading “Status report on the SR-138 (East) realignment”
SAN BERNARDINO — The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and Sully-Miller Contracting began work on a raised curb median project on State Route 18 (SR-18) in Apple Valley. The construction area is approximately .75 miles, with the project limits from Navajo Road to Kiowa Road. The $1.1 million construction plan was identified as a necessary safety project.
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HESPERIA — A 33-year-old bicyclist was transported to a local hospital after a Friday morning collision on Ranchero Road.
Continue reading “Bicyclist hit on Ranchero Road, suffers minor injuries”