Update: Highway 1 theme to one-hour trade delays on weekdays during stone slip site

highway 1 closure Highway will be entirely open but trade control on weekends

– Continued efforts to mislay slip element from above a alley on Highway 1 in northern San Luis Obispo County will outcome in one-hour delays for travelers on weekdays during daytime hours.

Beginning Tuesday Dec. 4, trade control in a evident closeness of a Polar Star slide, one mile south of Ragged Pont during Post Mile 71.8, will reason to a following schedule:

  • Monday thru Friday, Highway 1 will be theme to trade control with one-hour delays from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. The highway will be entirely open on weekdays, but trade control, from 5 p.m. to 7 a.m.
  • On weekends, Highway 1 will be entirely open, but trade control, from Friday during 5 pm until Monday during 7 am.

 

This report is approaching to be in outcome for during slightest a subsequent dual weeks.

Crews with specialized apparatus will be on site to mislay remaining slip element from above a roadway. These weekday one-hour trade delays are required for crews and apparatus to dedicate a limit volume of illumination hours to these efforts in allege of destiny continue events.

Message and directional signs will be in place to warning travelers in a area.

For trade updates on other state highways in San Luis Obispo County, travelers might hit Caltrans District 5 Public Affairs during (805) 549-3318 or can revisit a District 5 website at: https://dot.ca.gov/caltrans-near-me/district-5

 


Update posted Dec. 29, 6 a.m.

Slide has remained active and crews will not have a preference on a march of movement until after rains subside

– Highway 1 stays sealed due to rockfall and waste in a alley in northern San Luis Obispo County from only south of Ragged Point to a Elephant Seal Vista Point. There is no estimated time for reopening.
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Maintenance teams and contractors continue to consider how to safely mislay an undermined stone mass on a mountain high above a roadway. The slip itself is located about dual miles south of Ragged Point during a plcae famous as Polar Star during Post Mile 71.8.

On Monday Dec. 27, Caltrans entered into a $1.25 million puncture agreement with Souza Construction of San Luis Obispo to transparent a slide, mislay a unsupported stone above a roadway, and perform other compared repairs.

The slip has remained active and crews will not have a decisive preference on a march of movement until after rains approaching in a entrance days have subsided. Crews will continue to guard and consider a conditions during illumination hours and updates will be supposing as some-more information becomes available.

Travelers from a Monterey/Carmel area should be suggested that Highway 1 stays open from a north, by Big Sur proper, all a approach down to Ragged Point. Travelers from a south are suggested that Highway 1 stays open by Cambria and San Simeon. Barricades, cones, as good as summary and directional signs are in place during both ends of a closure to warning motorists roving in a area.


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The slip is located dual miles south of Ragged Point during a plcae famous as Polar Star.

Update posted Dec. 28, 6 a.m.:

– As of Tuesday morning during 6 a.m., Highway 1 north of Ragged Point to 11.7-miles south of a Monterey County Line stays sealed due to a stone slide. Motorists are suggested to use a opposite route. The slip is located dual miles south of Ragged Point during a plcae famous as Polar Star.

There is now no estimated time for reopening as maintenance/engineer teams are assessing a closure area this morning and will continue to work during illumination hours when it’s protected for crews to do so before to any change of a closure parameters. Decisions on modifying a closure parameters will be dynamic by these margin assessments. The cleanup bid could be impacted by additional rainfall in a area.

Barricades, cones as good as summary and directional signs are in place during both ends of a closure to warning motorists roving in a area.

For trade updates on other state highways in Monterey and San Luis Obispo Counties, travelers might hit Caltrans District 5 Public Affairs during (805) 549-3318 or can revisit a District 5 website at: https://dot.ca.gov/caltrans-near-me/district-5


Original story posted Dec. 27, 6 a.m.:

Currently no estimated time for reopening

– Rockfall and waste in a alley compared with an ongoing sleet eventuality has resulted in a closure of Highway 1 Sunday afternoon on a Big Sur Coast from San Simeon Road to south of Ragged Point in San Luis Obispo County. As of Monday morning during 6:08 a.m., a highway stays closed. Motorists are suggested to take an swap route.

There is now no estimated time for reopening as maintenance/engineer teams consider a closure area during illumination hours.

Assessments of a closure area of Highway 1 will continue to take place during illumination hours and when it’s protected for crews to do so before to any change of a closure parameters. Decisions on modifying closure parameters will be dynamic by these margin assessments. Barricades, cones as good as summary and directional signs will be in place during both ends of a closure to warning motorists roving in a area.

For trade updates on other state highways in Monterey and San Luis Obispo Counties, travelers might hit Caltrans District 5 Public Affairs during (805) 549-3318 or can revisit a District 5 website at: https://dot.ca.gov/caltrans-near-me/district-5

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