HWY 38 Fuel Spill Update

WHAT:           FUEL SPILL

WHEN:           MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2011


By Staff Reports

(Victor Valley)–Caltrans is pleased to announce that required repairs to State Route 38 were  in the final stages On Monday.  The highway was damaged as the result of a fuel spill that released approximately 6,000 gallons of gasoline along the south shoulder of the highway on September 19th just north of Angelus Oaks.

SR 38 will be open for all traffic before the morning commute at 5:00 A.M. Tuesday, September 27th.   It is expected rehabilitation work will continue to occur in the dirt area of the National Forest on the south side of SR 38.  Motorists should be aware of the presence of slow moving trucks and possible flagging operations.

The San Bernardino County Health Department has authorized the repopulation of Camp Cedar Falls with a bottled water restriction until drinking water samples return from testing.  The Santa Ana Water Resource Board and San Bernardino County Health continue to monitor and test the camp’s water system.

Motorists are advised to slow down and yield to construction workers and vehicles that will be present on and off the roadway.

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