SR-2 Sheep Creek Bridge Shoulder Widening

  • EA 0H470/Project ID 0812000074

Project Location

In Wrightwood, on State Route 2 at Sheep Creek Bridge (No. 54-360), in San Bernardino County at post mile 2.44. 

Purpose and Need

The purpose of this project is to address the recommendation from the Maintenance and Investigations (SM&I) Structure Replacement and Improvement Needs (STRAIN) Report to  upgrade the existing bridge railing. In addition, the project will install guardrail sidings, widen the bridge on both sides, and incorporate standard shoulders.

Project Description and Scope

Widen existing bridge on both sides to accommodate 8-foot shoulders, upgrade bridge rails, and install guardrail. 

Project Schedule

Item Status
PIP 10/12/05
PID 06/11/13
PA&ED 02/09/16
DOE 07/10/17
R/W Cert 08/31/2017
RTL 2/15/2018
Beg Const 04/06/2019
End Const 04/06/2021

 *Date estimates as activities have not yet occurred

Project Cost:

$3 Million 

Frequently Asked Questions?

Bridge Features

Q: Will a pedestrian path be added to the bridge?

A: No. A pedestrian bridge will not be added to the project widening design. The additional environmental studies and cost would delay the overall project delivery schedule. 

Q: Will lighting be added to the bridge?

A: No, overhead lighting will not be added to the bridge. However, reflective pavement markers will be installed. 

During Construction

Q: Will traffic be detoured into the local community?

A: No. Non-local traffic will be detoured to State Route 18, Bobs Gap Rd, and Big Pines Hwy. 

Q:Will local traffic be allowed to use Wright Mountain Rd?

A: Yes. During full closures, locals will be allowed to use Wright Mountain Rd to access Wrightwood. 

Q: How long will the project be in construction?

A: Construction activities are expected to last two years. This timeframe is taking into account building the bridge in two halves to allow access during construction. 

Q:Will there be construction activities during the winter?

A: No. Construction activities will be in suspension during the winter seasons. 

General Information

Q: How do I get on the project email listing?

A: Send an email to: and indicate “SR-2 Sheep Creek Bridge” in the subject line. 

Q:How can I get more project information or report a problem during construction?

A: By contacting the project’s Public Information Officer, Tyeisha Prunty at (909) 383-1910 or via email