Archive for April, 2010



  • 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 continues down to one lane just south of Lucia utilizing stop signs as a new temporary signal will be installed by the end of April 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 continues

     with roadwork during daytime hours (7:30 am to 5 pm) through the end of April but

     traffic control is no longer required.

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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