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Today’s Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 10 am
District: 05 – Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey, San Benito and Santa
Cruz Counties
Contact: Susana Z Cruz (bilingual) or Jim Shivers
Phone: (805) 549-3138 or 549-3189
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

** UPDATE #50 **

HIGHWAY 1/ROCKY CREEK VIADUCT PROJECT CONTINUES WITH DAYTIME ROADWORK AND INTERMITTENT OVERNIGHT CLOSURES

Daytime roadwork on Highway 1 at Rocky Creek continues next week from 7 am to 5 pm Monday, Sept. 30 through Friday, Oct. 4, with 10-minute delays as needed.

NOTE: There will be NO OVERNIGHT CLOSURES OR NIGHT ROADWORK next week (Sunday, Sept.29 through Thursday, Oct. 3).

Work being performed next week consists of delivery of materials.

NOTE: Through traffic has been shifted to the newly constructed southbound half of the viaduct while work continues on the northbound half.

The project to construct a permanent viaduct about 15 miles south of Carmel near the Rocky Creek Bridge began on Sept. 4, 2012. Completion is scheduled by the end of October, weather permitting. Daily roadwork schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions and other factors so stay tuned for regular updates.

The contractor for this $11 million viaduct project is Golden State Bridge of Martinez, CA.

Caltrans reminds motorists to move over and slow down when driving through highway work zones.

For more information, please visit: http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist05/paffairs/ or contact the Hwy. 1 Cambria to Carmel Toll-
Free Hotline at 888-836-0866.

Susana Z. Cruz
Public Information Officer/
Portavoz de Relaciones Públicas
805. 549.3138
805.549.3326–fax
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Today’s Date: Monday, September 23, 2013
District: 05 – Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey, San Benito and Santa
Cruz Counties
Contact: Susana Z Cruz (bilingual) or Jim Shivers
Phone: (805) 549-3138 or 549-3189
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

NORTHBOUND HIGHWAY 1 ONE-DAY SLOPE MAINTENANCE WORK NEAR CARMEL THIS WEDNESDAY

MONTEREY COUNTY – A one-day slope maintenance repair project for winter preparation on northbound Highway 1, six miles north of Rocky Creek, between Malpaso Creek and Garrapata Bridge near Carmel will take place on Wednesday, September 25, Caltrans officials have announced.

Roadwork hours are from 9 am to 2 pm and will include consist of one-way reversing traffic control with flaggers. Motorists can expect a delay not to exceed 10 minutes.

This roadwork is being performed by the Caltrans Monterey Maintenance Team as a safety precaution to provide motorists and cyclists a safer route to travel. This slope maintenance work is part of Caltrans’ winter preparation.

Caltrans reminds motorists to move over and slow down when driving through highway construction zones.

For more information on this project and for traffic updates on other Caltrans projects in Monterey County, residents can call the District 5 toll free number at 1-877-448-6771 or can visit our website at: http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist05/paffairs/release.htm#mon
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Susana Z. Cruz
Public Information Officer/
Portavoz de Relaciones Públicas
805. 549.3138
805.549.3326–fax
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Today’s Date: Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 10 am
District: 05 – Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey, San Benito and Santa
Cruz Counties
Contact: Susana Z Cruz (bilingual) or Jim Shivers
Phone: (805) 549-3138 or 549-3189
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

** UPDATE #49 **

HIGHWAY 1/ROCKY CREEK VIADUCT PROJECT CONTINUES WITH DAYTIME ROADWORK AND INTERMITTENT OVERNIGHT CLOSURES

IMPORTANT NOTIFICATION: All overnight work was completed last night, Monday, September 16. THERE WILL NOT BE AN OVERNIGHT FULL CLOSURE TONIGHT, TUESDAY, SEPT. 17.

Daytime roadwork on Highway 1 at Rocky Creek continues next week from 7 am to 5 pm Monday, Sept. 23 through Friday, Sept. 27, with 10-minute delays as needed.

NOTE: There will be NO OVERNIGHT CLOSURES OR NIGHT ROADWORK next week (Sunday, Sept.22 through Thursday, Sept. 26).

Work being performed next week consists of soldier pile wall work.

NOTE: Through traffic has been shifted to the newly constructed southbound half of the viaduct while work continues on the northbound half.

The project to construct a permanent viaduct about 15 miles south of Carmel near the Rocky Creek Bridge began on Sept. 4, 2012. Completion is scheduled by the end of October, weather permitting. Daily roadwork schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions and other factors so stay tuned for regular updates.

The contractor for this $11 million viaduct project is Golden State Bridge of Martinez, CA.

Caltrans reminds motorists to move over and slow down when driving through highway work zones.

For more information, please visit: http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist05/paffairs/ or contact the Hwy. 1 Cambria to Carmel Toll-
Free Hotline at 888-836-0866.

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Today’s Date: Friday, September 13, 2013
District: 05 – Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey, San Benito and Santa
Cruz Counties
Contact: Susana Z Cruz (bilingual) or Jim Shivers
Phone: (805) 549-3138 or 549-3189
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

HIGHWAY 1 PAVEMENT IMPROVEMENTS IN MONTEREY AND NEAR CARMEL HIGHLANDS WILL TAKE PLACE NEXT TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY

MONTEREY COUNTY – Two pavement improvement projects on Highway 1 in Monterey and near the Carmel Highlands will take place next Tuesday, September 17 and Wednesday, September 18 in the following locations:

1. Northbound Hwy. 1 between Fremont Street and Casa Verde Way in Monterey
for pavement grinding on:

· Tuesday, Sept. 17 and Wednesday, Sept. 18 from 9 am to 11 am.
· #1 (fast) lane closed from 9 am to 10 am.
· #2 (slow) lane closed from 10 am to 11am.
· Up to 15 minute delays are anticipated. There will be an Electronic Message
Board alerting motorists. The CHP will assist with traffic control.

2. Southbound Hwy. 1 between Yankee Point and Malpaso Road for pavement
Repair on:

· Wednesday, Sept. 18 from 9 am to 2 pm. There will be one-way reversing
traffic control with up to 10-minute delays.

This roadwork is being performed by the Caltrans Monterey Maintenance Team as a safety precaution to provide motorists and cyclists a safer route to travel.

Caltrans reminds motorists to move over and slow down when driving through highway construction zones.

For more information on this project and for traffic updates on other Caltrans projects in Monterey County, residents can call the District 5 toll free number at 1-877-448-6771 or can visit our website at: http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist05/paffairs/release.htm#mon
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Susana Z. Cruz

Public Information Officer/
Portavoz de Relaciones Públicas
805. 549.3138
805.549.3326–fax
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Today’s Date: Wednesday, September 11, 2013
District: 05 – Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey, San Benito and Santa
Cruz Counties
Contact: Susana Z Cruz (bilingual) or Jim Shivers
Phone: (805) 549-3138 or 549-3189
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SOUTHBOUND HIGHWAY 1 ONE-DAY EMERGENCY ELECTRIC POLE REPAIR NEAR CARMEL—THIS SATURDAY

MONTEREY COUNTY – A one-day emergency electrical pole repair project on southbound Highway 1, between Highway 68 (Holman Highway) and Carpenter Street near Carmel will take place on Saturday, September 14, Caltrans officials have announced.

Roadwork hours are from 6 am to 12 noon and will include the closure of the #2 (slow) lane. Motorists can expect a delay not to exceed 15 minutes.

This roadwork is being performed by the Caltrans Monterey Maintenance Team as a safety precaution to provide motorists and cyclists a safer route to travel. This ‘flashing pole’ should read “Signal Ahead” but was recently hit and needs repair.

Caltrans reminds motorists to move over and slow down when driving through highway construction zones.

For more information on this project and for traffic updates on other Caltrans projects in Monterey County, residents can call the District 5 toll free number at 1-877-448-6771 or can visit our website at: http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist05/paffairs/release.htm#mon
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Susana Z. Cruz

Public Information Officer/
Portavoz de Relaciones Públicas
805. 549.3138
805.549.3326–fax
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Today’s Date:��Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 9 am
District:�05 – Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey, San Benito and Santa�Cruz Counties��������������������������������������������������
Contact:�Susana Z Cruz (bilingual) or Jim Shivers
Phone:�(805) 549-3138 or 549-3189

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
** UPDATE #48 **

HIGHWAY 1/ROCKY CREEK VIADUCT PROJECT CONTINUES WITH DAYTIME ROADWORK AND INTERMITTENT OVERNIGHT CLOSURES

Daytime roadwork on Highway 1 at Rocky Creek continues next week from 7 am to 5 pm Monday, Sept. 16 through Friday, Sept. 20, with 10-minute delays as needed.

NOTE: There will be NO OVERNIGHT CLOSURES OR NIGHT ROADWORK next week (Sunday, Sept.15, Wednesday, Sept. 18 and Thursday, Sept. 19).

IMPORTANT NOTIFICATION:�THERE WILL BE�TWO OVERNIGHT FULL CLOSURES: Monday, Sept. 16 and Tuesday, Sept. 17—from 9 pm to 7 am to pour the east side of the viaduct deck. Tuesday night’s full closure may not be necessary. Caltrans will send an update on Tuesday, Sept. 17 as soon as confirmation is received either way.

Work being performed next week consists of delivering materials and bridge deck set-up.

NOTE:�Through traffic has been shifted to the newly constructed southbound half of the viaduct while work continues on the northbound half.

The project to construct a permanent viaduct about 15 miles south of Carmel near the Rocky Creek Bridge began on Sept. 4, 2012. Completion is scheduled by the end of October, weather permitting. Daily roadwork schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions and other factors so stay tuned for regular updates.

The contractor for this $11 million viaduct project�is Golden State Bridge of Martinez, CA.
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Caltrans reminds motorists to move over and slow down when driving through highway work zones.

For more information, please visit:�http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist05/paffairs/�or�contact the Hwy. 1 Cambria to Carmel Toll-
Free Hotline at 888-836-0866.
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Installing deck false work and rebar.

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Today’s Date: Thursday, September 5, 2013
District: 05–Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey, San Benito and Santa
Cruz Counties
Contact: Susana Z. Cruz (bilingual) or Jim Shivers
Phone: (805) 549-3138 or (805) 549-3189
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

10th ANNUAL BEST BUDDIES CHALLENGE BICYCLE RIDE COMES TO THE CENTRAL COAST THIS SATURDAY

CENTRAL COAST –The 10th Annual Best Buddies Challenge bicycle ride will use portions of Highway 1 beginning in Carmel in Monterey County and ending in San Simeon in San Luis Obispo County this Saturday, September 7.

Traffic control set-up begins at 6 am and consists of rolling closures by the California Highway Patrol. In addition, Changeable Message Signs will be posted alerting motorists to ‘Share the Road’ with cyclists. Up to 15 minute delays can be anticipated.

The bike ride will begin at 7 am at Carmel Valley Road in Carmel. All riders will be off the road and event will conclude by 4 pm at Hearst Castle on San Simeon Road in San Simeon.

Caltrans reminds motorists to be aware of these cyclists and any support vehicles. For more information regarding this event, please visit the Best Buddies Challenge website at: http://bestbuddieschallenge.org/hc/

For traffic updates on other state highways on the Central Coast 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/road_information.htm
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Susana Z. Cruz

Public Information Officer/
Portavoz de Relaciones Públicas
805. 549.3138
805.549.3326–fax
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