To report a pothole or request other maintenance work within the City of Ridgecrest please complete the form at the bottom of this page.
Maintenance responsibility of State Highway 178 or Business 395 which includes; Inyokern Road; China Lake Boulevard north of Ridgecrest Boulevard and Ridgecrest Boulevard east of China Lake Boulevard belong to Caltrans. Caltrans’ maintenance facility for our area is located in Inyokern and can be reached at 760-377-4300.
Maintenance responsibilities for most roads outside the city limits to the north, west and south belong to Kern County. Their maintenance facility is located in Inyokern and can be reached at 661-862-5181.
The City is not responsible for roads outside the city limits to the east (past County Line Road). These fall within San Bernardino County but are not maintained by the County. To see what roads in San Bernardino County are maintained by the County visit San Bernardino Department of Public Works website and view County Maintained Road Systems.