Road Conditions and Alerts

Current Road Conditions

Emergency Advisory

During an emergency (i.e., Fire, Earthquake, etc.), Mountain Transit is under the authority of the Sheriff and/or Fire Department.  Mountain Transit does not coordinate evacuations.  Residents are advised to listen to KBHR (93.3) radio for information regarding evacuations and updates during incidents.  It is recommended that mountain residents keep a battery operated radio on hand to be used during emergencies.

Weather Forecast from the National Weather Service: Big Bear, CA; Crestline, CA

Highway conditions from Caltrans: Highways 18, 38, 138, 215, 330)

San Bernardino/Riverside Area Conditions Map

Rider service change alert to stop location at Big Bear Interlaken Center beginning MONDAY July 29, 2019

Posted June 16, 2019

 

Rider service change alert to stop location at Interlaken Center beginning MONDAY July 29, 2019

Beginning Wednesday, July 17, 2019 the shelter at the Vons/Interlaken location will be removed from all routes. The buses will continue to provide service to this location until Monday July 29, 2019.

On Monday July 29, 2019 a TEMPORARY bus stop to provide service the Interlaken Center will be located on Big Bear Blvd (near ramp which leads to Starbucks.) A notice will be posted to designate the temporary stop Location.

Layover’s will temporarily be made at Mountain Transit’s facility at 41939 Fox Farm Road. Bus passes may be purchased during layovers at this facility. There are no Public bathrooms at this facility.

New temporary schedule Guides will be available on Mountain Transit’s website and on the buses on Friday July 26, 2019.

Route 2 Detour due to Holiday Road Closures in Crestline – Saturday July 6, 2019

Affected routes: RIM Route 2

Saturday, July 6, 2019
Crestline will be holding their Jamboree Days – which includes a Parade, Street Fair and Fireworks Show.  These activities will cause road closure and detours which will effect Route 2 Service for Saturday July 6, 2019 only.

Lake Dr. will be closed from 8:00am – 7:00pm from Forest Shade Rd thru Wildrose Ln.
and Lake Gregory Dr. will be closed from 8:00pm – 10:00pm

In light of these closures, Route 2 will not be able to provide service to stops within the closure due to detours. Route 2 will continue to provide service, however, if you areTraveling toward VOE fro Lake Gregory, you may board bus on south side of Lake Gregory at the stop sign.

If you are travelling towards Lake Arrowhead, you may board the bus in front of the skate park on Lake Gregory Drive.

 

Route 6 Detour due to Holiday Road Closures in Crestline – Saturday July 6, 2019

Affected routes: RIM OTM Route 6

Saturday, July 6, 2019

Crestline will be holding their Jamboree Days – which includes a Parade, Street Fair and Fireworks Show.  These activities will cause road closure and detours which will effect Route 6 Off the Mountain (OTM) service to Crestline for Saturday July 6, 2019 only.

Lake Dr. will be closed from 8:00am – 7:00pm from Forest Shade Rd thru Wildrose Ln.
and Lake Gregory Dr. will be closed from 8:00pm – 10:00pm

In light of these closures, OTM Route 6 will not be able to provide full service to the Crestline area Passengers may only board or depart at Lake Gregory & Outer Lake Gregory Rd.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

RIM TROLLEY DETOUR Due TO HOLIDAY ROAD CLOSURES Saturday, July 6, 2019

Affected routes: RIM Weekend Trolley

Saturday, July 6, 2019

Crestline will be holding their Jamboree Days – which includes a Parade, Street Fair and Fireworks Show.  These activities will cause road closure and detours which will effect the Rim Weekend Trolley Service for Saturday July 6, 2019 only.
Lake Dr. will be closed from 8:00am – 7:00pm from Forest Shade Rd thru Wildrose Ln.
and Lake Gregory Dr. will be closed from 8:00pm – 10:00pm

In light of these closures, the Trolley will not be able to provide service to the Crestline area. The Trolley will begin and end it service at Pine Rose Cabins in Twin Peaks and will not provide service to the Top Town or 7/11 stop in Crestline for the entire day.

06/10/19 10:31am Mountain Transit Off the Mountain Route 5 from Big Bear Service Alert***Fawnskin Area****

Affected routes: Big Bear OTM Route 5

Due to  a Cal Trans One Way Traffic Operation from route 38/N Shore drive to Talbot Drive, Mountain Transit’s Big Bear Off the Mountain (OTM) Route 5 will be unable to provide uphill service to the Fawskin service area on the second run of the day. Currently, Cal Trans is diverting uphill traffic due to emergency road work.

Route 5 OTM will resume scheduled service to Fawnskin Area on Final run of the day.  For questions and information please call 909-878-5200.

5/3/19 6:15 pm Big Bear Off the Mountain Route 5 delayed due to accident on 330

Affected routes: Big Bear OTM Route 5

Big Bear off the mountain Route 5 has been delayed on its downhill run due to an accident on the 33o since 4:34pm. When traffic behind moving again, Route 5 will continue downhill to the San Bernardino Transit Center. The bus is delayed but will still provide service to all scheduled stops as soon as the road is re-opened. For accident updates, please see the link below,  utilize our real time bus tracking app, or call dispatch at 909-878-5200.

http://socalmountains.com/incident/index.php?i=82791

RI MAY 3, 2019, 4:34 PM
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT
MM36 STATE 330, SAN BERNARDINO
MM36 HIGHWAY 330 – MILE MARKER 36-HIGHWAY 330 – CROSS STREETS:
04:36PM HIGHWAY 330 AT 1N09 (LOWER PASS) BOTH UPBOUND AND DOWNBOUND LANES ARE BLOCKED
05:16PM 4 VEHICLES – MAJOR INJURIES – ESTIMATING CLOSURE TO LAST THROUGH 6PM
05:17PM HWY 330 – 4 VEHICLES – MAJOR INJURIES – ESTIMATING CLOSURE TO LAST THROUGH 6PM

UNITS RESPONDING: ME226 ME227 MA50 ME228 S51 (SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY FIRE )
NOTES:
MULTI VEHICLE TRAFFIC ACCIDENT [1] ON HWY 330 ABOUT 4 1/2 MILES OLD CITY CREEK RD [2] ADDL REPORTING PARTY GA

DISPOSITION:
05:17PM HWY 330 – 4 VEHICLES – MAJOR INJURIES – ESTIMATING CLOSURE TO LAST THROUGH 6PM

Big Bear Route 5 Off the Mountain Delay 3/12/2019- service disruption-2nd OTM run at 11:00am

Affected routes: Big Bear OTM Route 5

Due to weather related road conditions and delays, Big Bear route 5 Off the Mountain (OTM) schedule has been significantly impacted in reaching San Bernardino on the first off the mountain run of the day. Route 5 OTM run two will not run as scheduled at 11:00 am. Route 5 Service will resume in time for the third OTM run of the day leaving Vons at 4:00pm and is scheduled to arrive at the San Bernardino Transit Center at 5:34 pm.

Riders should be mindful that traffic delays and road conditions may cause further delays in service. Please check back often for updates on service disruptions, or download our to track your bus approach in real time.