The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will begin work on a $3million project to replace deteriorating culvert systems and preserve the integrity of State Route 38 (SR-38) from Zaca Rd (PM 47.5) to SR-18 near the Big Bear Lake Dam (PM 59.4).

This project is anticipated to begin Monday, May 17, 2021, weather permitting. Work will be Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. near the Big Bear Dam on SR-38. At this time, weekend work is not anticipated but can be allowed under special emergency circumstances. Traffic will be controlled with flagging operations during work hours. Work is anticipated to be completed by the end of2022. This project is subject to winter suspension and may prolong the construction timeline.