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URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
133 PM PDT SAT OCT 19 2013

…A LONG PERIOD NORTHWEST SWELL IS EXPECTED TO ARRIVE AT THE
COAST LATE SUNDAY EVENING…

.A LONG PERIOD NORTHWEST SWELL WILL ARRIVE TO THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL
CALIFORNIA COAST LATE SUNDAY EVENING. THIS SWELL WILL RESULT IN SNEAKER
WAVES…LARGE SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS.

CAZ006-505-509-529-530-202045-
/O.NEW.KMTR.BH.S.0013.131021T0600Z-131023T0000Z/
SAN FRANCISCO-
COASTAL NORTH BAY…INCLUDING POINT REYES NATIONAL SEASHORE-
SAN FRANCISCO PENINSULA COAST-NORTHERN MONTEREY BAY-
SOUTHERN MONTEREY BAY AND BIG SUR COAST-
133 PM PDT SAT OCT 19 2013

…BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA HAS
ISSUED A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT FOR SNEAKER WAVES…STRONG RIP
CURRENTS AND LARGE SURF…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAYEVENING
THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* LOCATION…THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA COAST STRETCHING
  FROM SONOMA COUNTY SOUTH TO SOUTHERN MONTEREY COUNTY.

* TIMING…THE SWELL TRAIN WILL ARRIVE LATE SUNDAY EVENING AND
  WILL PERSIST THROUGH AT LEAST TUESDAY AFTERNOON. 

* IMPACTS…SNEAKER WAVES WHICH ARE CAPABLE OF WASHING PEOPLE INTO
  THE SEA FROM BEACHES AND ROCKS…STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND LARGE
  SURF. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…A BEACH HAZARD STATEMENT
MEANS THAT POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS CONDITIONS MAY EXIST ON SPECIFIC
BEACHES. THESE HAZARDS MAY INCLUDE LARGE SHORE BREAK…STRONG RIP
CURRENTS AND POSSIBLY SNEAKER WAVES. ALL OF WHICH COULD BE LIFE
THREATENING. FISHERMEN SHOULD AVOID FISHING FROM ROCKS AND JETTIES.
BE SURE TO ALWAYS KEEP YOUR EYES ON THE OCEAN.

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Susana Z. Cruz
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805. 549.3138
805.549.3326–fax
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Date: Friday, October 18, 2013

District: 05 – Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz Counties

Contact: Sharon Gavin (TAMC)
Phone: (831) 775-4415

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

THE
TAMC CONE ZONE REPORT
ROAD AND LANE CLOSURES SCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER 20 – OCTOBER 27

MONTEREY COUNTY – Here are the major scheduled road and lane closures for Monterey County from Sunday, October 20, through Sunday, October 27, 2013 – newest information is in red. Please keep in mind that construction work is weather-dependent.

Highway 1/Rocky Creek Viaduct Project: Oct. 21 – Oct. 25
Daytime roadwork on Highway 1 continues next week from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21 through Friday, Oct. 25.
There will be no overnight work or overnight closures scheduled from Sunday, Oct. 20 through Thursday, Oct. 24.

Highway 1 at Rocky Creek has one-way signalized traffic control 24/7. Traffic will be stopped for 10 minutes at a time during daytime and nighttime roadwork.

Highway 1 – Ocean Avenue: Oct. 21 – Oct. 25
Night time drainage work on southbound Highway 1 at Ocean Avenue from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Motorists can expect delays of approximately 10 minutes.

Highway 1 – Monterey: Oct. 20
One-day shoulder work on Highway. 1 between Carpenter Street and Del Monte Avenue from 6:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Motorists can expect delays of approximately 5 minutes.

Highway 1 – Monterey: Oct. 20 – End of November
Night time pavement work continues on 12 on/off-ramps along Highway. 1 from State Route 68 (East) to State Route 68 (West) 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.
On/off ramps to be paved include:
State Route 68 (west), both directions;
Munras Ave., both directions;
Soledad Dr.,both directions;
Aguajito Rd, both directions; .
Motorists can expect delays of approximately 20 minutes.

Highway 1 – Seaside: Oct. 20 – 25
Night time bridge work on Highway 1 at Sand Dunes Drive from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 20 through Friday, Oct. 25.
Motorists can expect delays of approximately 10 minutes.

Highway 101 – Gonzales and Soledad: Oct. 20 – Oct. 25
Daytime paving and drainage work on Highway 101 from La Gloria Road to Arroyo Seco Road will result in alternating lane closures—northbound and southbound—between 5:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Night time paving and survey work on Highway 101 from La Gloria Road to Arroyo Seco Road will result in alternating lane closures—northbound and southbound—between 6 p.m. and 5 a.m.
Motorists can expect delays of approximately 10 minutes.

Prunedale Improvement Project – Multiple Locations: Oct. 21 – Oct. 25
Nighttime work on Highway 101 in Prunedale will result in alternating lane closures—northbound and southbound—between 7:30 p.m. and 6 a.m.
Locations are:
Vierra Canyon Road to San Miguel Canyon Road for Miscellaneous work.
Messick Road to Crazy Horse Canyon Road for Median Barrier work.
Motorists can expect delays of approximately 10 minutes.

San Juan Road Project: Oct. 22 – Oct. 23
Day time work on San Juan Road will close one lane between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m.
Flaggers will direct traffic.
Motorists can expect delays of approximately 15 minutes.

Highway 218– Seaside: Oct. 21– Oct. 25
Daytime paving on Highway 218 between Del Monte Blvd and Amador Avenue from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Motorists can expect delays of approximately 5 minutes.

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Today’s Date: Friday, October 18, 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

MOTORISTS CAN EXPECT INCREASED TRUCK TRAFFIC ALONG HIGHWAY 1 IN MONTEREY COUNTY BEGINNING NEXT WEEK

MONTEREY COUNTY – In preparation for the winter storm season, crews with heavy trucks will be hauling stored material along Highway 1 from Fullers Stockpile, just north of Torre Canyon Bridge, to the Willow Springs Maintenance Yard, just north of Gorda starting Monday, October 21.

Roadwork hours are Monday through Friday from 7 am to 3:30 pm. Motorists can expect a delay not to exceed 10 minutes. Work is expected to be completed by mid-November, weather permitting.

Heavy truck traffic and crossing can be expected, especially around Fullers Stockpile, Vicente Creek and the Willow Creek Stockpile. Road work signs will be posted at all locations alerting motorists of extra truck traffic. Some of the material will be used for shoulder improvements in the Willow Springs area, and the rest of the material will be hauled off to the Willow Creek Stockpile area.

The contractor for this $208,000 project is Whitaker Construction of Paso Robles.

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, October 16, 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 #53 **

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, Oct. 21 through Friday, Oct. 25, with 10-minute delays as needed.

Daytime work being performed next week consists of paving drainage systems, striping and cleaning throughout.

NOTE: There will be no overnight work or overnight closures scheduled from Sunday, Oct. 20 through Thursday, Oct. 24.

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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Susana Z. Cruz
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Portavoz de Relaciones Públicas
805. 549.3138
805.549.3326–fax
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From: Cruz, Susana@DOT
Sent: Wednesday, October 09, 2013 9:08 AM
Subject: Update #52–News Release–Hwy. 1–Monterey County–Rocky Creek–Five Overnight Closures Starting Sunday

Today’s Date: Wednesday, October 9, 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 #52 **

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

IMPORTANT NOTIFICATION: THERE WILL BE FIVE, FULL OVERNIGHT CLOSURES, FROM 11 PM TO 7 AM, STARTING SUNDAY, OCT. 13 THROUGH THURSDAY, OCT. 17 (OPENING FRIDAY MORNING) TO REMOVE THE VIADUCT FALSEWORK.

Daytime roadwork on Highway 1 at Rocky Creek continues next week from 7 am to 5 pm Monday, Oct. 14 through Friday, Oct. 18, with 10-minute delays as needed.

Daytime work being performed next week consists of roadway grading and paving.

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: Tuesday, October 8, 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

TRAFFIC SIGNAL AT INTERSECTION OF HIGHWAY 1 AND STATE ROUTE 68 WEST SHUT DOWN TEMPORARILY IN MONTEREY THURSDAY

MONTEREY COUNTY –The traffic signal at the intersection of Highway 1 and State Route 68 (West) will be temporarily shut down on Thursday, October 10, in order to switch over to a new system.

The signal will be shut down for one day only, Thursday, Oct. 10 from 9 am to 3 pm. The intersection will remain open with flaggers directing traffic. Motorists can expect a delay not to exceed 15 minutes.

This is part of the 2 ½ mile paving project of on/off-ramps that recently began on Highway 1 in Monterey from State Route 68 (East) to State Route 68 (West). A total of 12 on/off-ramps along Hwy. 1 will be paved with hot mix asphalt, which will include: State Route 68 (west) in both directions; Munras Ave. in both directions; Soledad Dr. in both directions; Aguajito Rd, in both directions; and the southbound State Route 68 off-ramp at Fremont St. This project should be completed by the end of November, weather permitting.

The contractor of this $624,000 project is MCK Services Inc. from Concord.

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: Thursday, October 3, 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 RAMP PAVING IN MONTEREY AND HIGHWAY 218 IN SEASIDE WILL TAKE PLACE NEXT TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

 

MONTEREY COUNTY – Four paving projects on Highway 1 in Monterey and Highway 218 in Seaside will take place next Tuesday, October 8 through Friday, October 11 in the following locations:

 

1.     Northbound Hwy. 1, Casa Verde Off-ramp in Monterey on:

  • ·        Tuesday, Oct. 8 from 9 am to 4 pm.
  • ·        #2 (slow) lane closed from 9 am to 1 pm to ensure worker safety.
  • ·        Up to 10 minute delays are anticipated.

 

2.     Northbound Hwy. 1, Casa Verde On-ramp in Monterey on:

  • ·        Wednesday, Oct. 9 from 9 am to 4 pm.
  • ·        Up to 10 minute delays are anticipated.

 

3.     Southbound Hwy. 218 On-ramp in Seaside on:

  • ·        Thursday, Oct. 10 from 9 am to 4 pm.
  • ·        Up to 15 minute delays are anticipated.

 

4.     Southbound Fremont St. to Hwy. 1 Southbound On-ramp(near the State Route

      68 connector) in Monterey on:

  • ·        Friday, Oct. 11 from 9 am to 4 pm.
  • ·        Partial lane closure of ramp, traffic delineated on Southbound Fremont St. to Hwy. 1 Southbound

      On-ramp.

  • ·        Up to 15 minute delays are anticipated.

 

NOTE: There will be Electronic Message Boards alerting motorists, and the CHP will assist with traffic control for all four projects.

 

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

 

 

Susana Z. Cruz

Public Information Officer/

Portavoz de Relaciones Públicas

805. 549.3138

805.549.3326–fax

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