Today’s Date: Thursday, April 26, 2012
District: 5 – Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey, Santa Cruz and
Contact: Susana Z Cruz (Bilingual) or Colin Jones
Phone: (805) 549-3138 or (805) 549-3189
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
HIGHWAY 1 CARMEL TO CAMBRIA ROADWAY UPDATE
BRIDGEWORK AND ROCK SHED WORK CONTINUES
MONTEREY COUNTY: Bridge and rock shed work continues on Highway 1 at
Pitkins/Rain Rocks (PM 21.3), 1.8 miles south of Lucia and 25 miles south
of Big Sur as part of the bridge and rock shed project, Caltrans officials
The main focus is on the rock shed part of the project as the bridge is 90%
complete. The exterior supports of the rock shed are now complete and work
is being done on the inside supports.
All work is expected to be completed by Spring of 2013.
A permanent viaduct project is in the works for Rocky Creek. It will be an
$11 million project to begin after Labor Day. More details to follow.
Caltrans reminds motorists to move over and slow down when driving through
highway construction zones.
For more information on Monterey County projects, call the toll-free
hotline at (888) 836-0866 or visit
http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist05/projects/. The public may also call the statewide
CHIN at (800) 427-7623 for
updates on current traffic conditions.
Susana Z. Cruz
Public Information Officer /
Portavoz de Relaciones Públicas