Seven Oaks Community Updates

This page has been established to provide the Seven Oaks community with updates following the impact of Tropical Storm Hilary on August 20, 2023. This storm brought historical amounts of rain and wind, resulting in the destruction of bridges and roads throughout the county, with Seven Oaks being one of the hardest-hit areas. Here, you will find information compiled by San Bernardino County Public Works to keep the Seven Oaks community informed about ongoing cleanup efforts, repairs, progress, and future plans for the area.

Seven Oaks 2023 Storm Damage Interactive Map

Click map below for before and after interactive map images

*Map will be updated as new information is available.

Public Work Status Updates:

August 21-25Road closures and damage assessment on foot.
August 23Securing of aerial flights.
September 1Completion of Middle Control Road repairs for emergency access.
August 23 – September 7Agency coordination and environmental review.
September 7Completed aerial flight of damage.
September 11Contractors secured and began mobilization of equipment.
September 12Contractors begin temporary road construction – south/west end.
September 13Federal funding agency coordination field assessment.
September 15Meeting with DPW staff, US Forest Service and US Army Corps of Engineers to discuss the details of installing a temporary road within US Forest Service and other lands, including environmental clearance.
September 18-19US Forest Service flagging for culturally sensitive areas
September 20Coordination with Public Works, US Forest Service, Army Corps to finalize environmental constraints.  Authorization to proceed in US Forest lands anticipated September 21, 2023.
September 20 – September 22Installation of emergency temporary road for construction access to begin. Installation of emergency temporary road for access includes the first phase of center flowing the river to re-establish river alignment away from temporary road location. After river re-alignment, emergency access road will be completed. Current estimated time is 2 months. Check for updates on a regular basis as progress continues.
In ProcessDesign of permanent repairs and bridge replacement.
Late Spring 2024 Construction and paving of permanent repairs. Completed when required paving temperatures are met.

Utilities Service Provider Updates:

Southern California EdisonCoordination Meeting: September 20, 2023
Southern California Edison Alert Information
FrontierField coordination scheduled September 26.  Frontier lines on SCE poles

Caltrans Updates:

Seven Oaks Damage Photos

Seven Oaks Progress Photos

Additional Questions?

Contact San Bernardino County Public Works – Contracts Division for additional information or questions at (909) 387-7920.