Big Bear Highway to Reopen - NBC Southern California

Big Bear Highway to Reopen



    A main highway to Big Bear that was damaged in winter storms could soon reopen to limited traffic. 

    Highway 330 may open in two weeks heading up and down the mountain although an exact date was not yet known, according to Caltrans spokesman Darin Cooke. The limited access will allow one way traffic during certain two hour intervals.

    Drivers headed down the mountain from Running Springs will be able to use the highway from 6 a.m. to 8 a.m. Monday through Friday. Commuters headed up the mountain from Highland Avenue can access the road from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

    More: Caltrans Commuter Alert

    Impact of Closure of Highway 330

    [LA] Impact of Closure of Highway 330
    December's rains have had a devastating effect on parts of the Inland Empire. In particular, Highway 330, the main road to Running Springs. NBC 4's Mary Parks looks at the impact on the community.
    (Published Friday, Jan. 7, 2011)

    The highway north of Highland Avenue was severely damaged by a storm in late December 2010 which lead to its closure.

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    The route is one of the main arteries to the San Bernardino Mountain communities and had a devastating impact on local businesses.

    More information is available on CalTrans website.