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A TSUNAMI ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM POINT ARENA TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS

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Date:               Thursday, February 18, 2010

District:          5 – Santa Barbara, SLO, Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito Counties

Contact:         Susana Z. Cruz (Bilingual) or Colin Jones

Phone:            (805) 549-3138 or (805) 549-3189

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 HIGHWAY 1 CARMEL TO CAMBRIA PROJECT UPDATE

MONTEREY COUNTY

  • Roadwork continues on a retaining wall project near Gamboa Point, three miles north of Lucia. A temporary signal is in place with work expected to be complete in June. Work hours are Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm.

 

  • Traffic is also down to one lane just south of Lucia utilizing stop signs as a new temporary signal will be installed in the coming weeks to perform slide stabilization and exploratory drilling with temporary slope stabilization. Work hours are Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm

 

  • The temporary signal about  two miles south of Lucia at Pitkins Curve/Rain Rocks for

     the bridge/rockshed project remains in operation 24/7 and the project is expected to

     be complete in 2013.

  • Rock slope protection continues on Hwy. 1 at Shale Point, nine miles north of

     Ragged Point or three miles south of Gorda, which are both about seven miles into

     the Monterey County Line from San Luis Obispo. This segment of Hwy. 1 will

     continue with roadwork during daytime hours (7:30 am to 5 pm) with reverse one-

     way traffic control through Mid-April.

SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY

  • Construction continues with the installation of several horizontal drains on Highway 1,

     one mile north of Ragged Point during the daytime only, with one-way traffic control

     with flaggers continuing from 7:00 am until 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday and

     until 2 pm on Fridays. Work is expected to be complete at the end of February,

     weather permitting.

Caltrans reminds motorists that “we’re here to get you there.”

For more information on you can call the toll-free project hotline at (888) 836-0866 or visit www.dot.ca.gov/dist05/projects/pitkins/index.htm.

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SOUTHBOUND LANE OF HWY. 1 CLOSED SOUTH OF LUCIA

 

MONTEREY COUNTYThe southbound lane of Hwy. 1 south of Lucia is closed for approximately 200 feet due to storm related damage to the shoulder of the highway.  The northbound lane of traffic remains open.

Temporary guardrail has been placed along the shoulder of the southbound lane with stop signs on either end. Motorists will use one-way reversing traffic control via stop signs which will be in place 24/7 until further notice.

Motorists can expect a minimal delay.

All businesses in the area remain open to the public.

Caltrans reminds motorists that ‘we’re here to get you there.’

For traffic updates on other state highways in the Monterey County, motorists can call Caltrans District 5 Public Affairs at 805-549-3318 or visit the District 5 website at: http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist05/maint/road/mont.htm

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HIGHWAY 1 CARMEL TO CAMBRIA PROJECTS UPDATE

  • MONTEREY COUNTY – Work continues with no more overnight

closures due to roadway erosion on Hwy. 1, nine miles north of Ragged Point or

three miles south of Gorda, which are both about seven miles into the Monterey

County Line from San Luis Obispo.

Roadwork on this segment of Hwy. 1 will continue during daytime hours

(7:30 am to 5 pm) with reverse one-way traffic control through Mid-April.

  • The emergency project to prevent the Big Sur River from cutting into the embankment by the Big Sur Lodge/Pfeiffer State Park Entrance has been completed.
  • The temporary signal south of Lucia for the bridge/rockshed project remains in

operation 24/7 and the project is expected to be complete in 2013.

  • SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY–Construction continues with the installation of several horizontal drains on Highway 1, one mile north of Ragged Point during the daytime only, with one-way traffic control with flaggers continuing from 7:00 am until 4:00 pm Mondays through Thursdays and until 2 pm on Fridays. Work is expected to be complete at the end of February.

Caltrans reminds motorists that “we’re here to get you there.”

For more information on you can call the toll-free project hotline at (888) 836-0866 or visit www.dot.ca.gov/dist05/projects/pitkins/index.htm.

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 HIGHWAY 1 CARMEL TO CAMBRIA PROJECTS UPDATE

  • MONTEREY COUNTY – Caltrans officials continues with no more overnight

      closures due to roadway erosion on Hwy. 1, nine miles north of Ragged Point  or

      three miles south of Gorda, which are both about seven miles into the Monterey

     County Line from San Luis Obispo.

     This segment of Hwy. 1 will continue with continue roadwork during daytime hours

     (7:30 am to 5 pm) with reverse one-way traffic control through Mid-April

  • The emergency project to prevent the Big Sur River from cutting into the embankment by the Big Sur Lodge/Pfeiffer State Park Entrance has been completed.

 

  • The temporary signal south of Lucia for the bridge/rockshed project remains in

     operation 24/7 and project is expected to be complete in 2013.

  • SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY–Construction continues with the installation of several horizontal drains on Highway 1 one mile north of Ragged Point during the daytime only, with one-way traffic control with flaggers will continue from 7:00 am until 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday and until 2 pm on Fridays. Work is expected to be complete at the end of February.

 

Caltrans reminds motorists that “we’re here to get you there.”

For more information on you can call the toll-free project hotline at (888) 836-0866 or visit www.dot.ca.gov/dist05/projects/pitkins/index.htm.

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