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.
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.
HESPERIA — A 33-year-old bicyclist was transported to a local hospital after a Friday morning collision on Ranchero Road.
As part of a Safe Routes to Schools project, a mile of Ramona Road, between Navajo and Central roads, is being reconstructed. Additionally, curb, gutters, new asphalt and striping will be completed in front of Rancho Verde Elementary School. Construction should be complete by the end of July 2016.
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