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Date: Wednesday, November 27, 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

TAMC CONE ZONE REPORT
ROAD AND LANE CLOSURES SCHEDULED FOR DECEMBER 1 –
DECEMBER 8

MONTEREY COUNTY – Here are the major scheduled road and lane closures for Monterey County from Sunday, December 1, through Sunday, December 8, 2013 – newest information is in red. Please keep in mind that construction work is weather-dependent.

Highway 1 – Bixby Bridge: Dec. 3 – Dec. 4
· Bridge inspections at the Bixby Bridge on Tuesday Dec. 3 and Wednesday Dec. 4 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
· Motorists can expect delays of approximately 10 minutes

Highway 1 – Big Sur Coast: Dec. 2 – Dec. 6
Daytime drainage work along Highway 1 between the Rocky Creek Viaduct and Garrapata Ridge Road from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Motorists can expect delays of approximately 10 minutes.

Highway 68 – Monterey: Dec. 5
Daytime drainage work on the northbound Highway 1 on ramp from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Motorists can expect delays of approximately 10 minutes.

Highway 68 – Salinas: Dec. 2 – Dec. 6
Daytime utility work on eastbound Highway 68 between San Joaquin Street and San Miguel Avenue from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Motorists can expect delays of approximately 5 minutes.

Highway 101 – Greenfield to Salinas: Dec. 2 – Dec. 5
· Daytime vegetation spraying on Highway 101 between Underwood Road and West Laurel Drive from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Motorists can expect delays of approximately 5 minutes.

Prunedale Improvement Project – San Miguel Canyon Road: Dec. 2 – Dec. 5
Nighttime work continues on Highway 101 between Vierra Canyon Road and San Miguel Canyon Road from 7:30 p.m. and 6 a.m.
Crews will be conducting various work items.

Happy Thanksgiving!
TAMC Reminds You To Drive Safely During The Extra Busy Holiday Weekend.

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Today’s Date: Thursday, November 21, 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/PITKINS CURVE BRIDGE AND ROCKSHED PROJECT—THREE OVERNIGHT CLOSURES STARTING SUNDAY, NOV. 24

MONTEREY COUNTY — The Highway 1 Bridge and Rockshed at Pitkins Curve (post-mile 21.5) will be closing for three nights, starting Sunday, Nov. 24, Caltrans officials announced today.

Overnight work hours/closures will be from 10 pm to 6 am Sunday night Nov. 24, Monday, Nov. 25, and Tuesday, Nov. 26 (opening on Wednesday, Nov. 27 at 6 am)

A full closure is needed to allow for the installation of the bridge joint seal assemblies. Only emergency vehicles will be allowed through. Flaggers will be present at each end of the project enforcing the closure. Detour consists of using Hwy. 46/Hwy. 101/Hwy. 68.

The ¼ – mile project limits extends from just north of Limekiln Creek Bridge to south of Lucia. The project includes a rockshed, a bridge, and a retaining wall.

“We are excited to see this project approaching completion,” said Caltrans District 5 Director Tim Gubbins. The entire project is scheduled to be completed in January, weather permitting.

The contractor for this $29.5 million project is Golden State Bridge Inc. of Martinez, CA.

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

For traffic updates on other state highways in Monterey County, motorists may 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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Today’s Date:  Wednesday, November 20 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 #58 **

 

HIGHWAY 1/ROCKY CREEK VIADUCT PROJECT IS ALMOST COMPLETED

 

NOTE:  A crane has been set up on the southbound lane of Hwy. 1 at Rocky Creek to remove the debris from the hillside below the viaduct. All work is scheduled to be completed by Thursday, Nov. 21, weather permitting. In case of rain, work is TENTATIVELY scheduled for Monday, Nov. 25 and Tuesday, Nov. 26 between 7 am and 5 pm with up to 10-minute holds as needed. One way-reversing control with flaggers will be in effect.  An update will be provided this Friday, Nov. 22 if work gets cancelled for next week.

 

The project to construct a permanent viaduct about 15 miles south of Carmel near the Rocky Creek Bridge began on Sept. 4, 2012. Completion was scheduled to occur at the end of October. The project is 99% complete with minor details and final items being completed. The temporary signal has been removed.

 

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.

 

 

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, November 14, 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



** CORRECTION #2–UPDATE #57 **

 

HIGHWAY 1/ROCKY CREEK VIADUCT PROJECT IS ALMOST COMPLETED
 


NOTE: There will be a crane set up on the southbound lane of Hwy. 1 at Rocky Creek to remove the debris from the hillside below the viaduct on Wednesday, Nov. 20, Thursday, Nov.  21 and Friday Nov. 22 between 7 am and 5 pm with up to 10-minute holds as needed. One way-reversing control with flaggers will be in effect. 

The project to construct a permanent viaduct about 15 miles south of Carmel near the Rocky Creek Bridge began on Sept. 4, 2012. Completion was scheduled to occur at the end of October. The project is 99% complete with minor details and final items being completed. The temporary signal has been removed. 

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:  Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 11 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 #57 **
HIGHWAY 1/ROCKY CREEK VIADUCT PROJECT IS ALMOST COMPLETED
 


NOTE: There will a crane being set up to remove the debris from the hillside on the northbound lane of Hwy.1 at Rocky Creek on Thursday, Nov.  21 and Friday Nov. 22 between 7 am and 5 pm with up to 10-minute holds as needed. One way-reversing control with flaggers will be in effect. Otherwise, there will be no day or nighttime work or closures scheduled for next week, from Sunday, Nov. 17 through Friday, Nov. 22
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The project to construct a permanent viaduct about 15 miles south of Carmel near the Rocky Creek Bridge began on Sept. 4, 2012. Completion was scheduled to occur at the end of Oct. The project is 99% complete with minor details and final items being completed. The temporary signal has been removed. 
 
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:  Wednesday, November 6, 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 #56 **

 

HIGHWAY 1/ROCKY CREEK VIADUCT PROJECT IS ALMOST COMPLETED

 

 

NOTE: There will skid testing for friction on the deck on the northbound lane of Hwy.1 at Rocky Creek on Thursday, Nov. 14 between 7 am and 5 pm with up to 10-minute holds as needed. Otherwise, there will be no day or nighttime work or closuresscheduled for next week, from Sunday, Nov. 10 through Friday, Nov. 15.

 

The temporary signal has been removed. There will be daytime work and closures the week of November 18 for debris removal down the hillside, but a news release will be provided next week with that information.

 

The project to construct a permanent viaduct about 15 miles south of Carmel near the Rocky Creek Bridge began on Sept. 4, 2012. Completion was scheduled to occur at the end of Oct. The project is 99% complete with minor details and final items being completed.

 

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/ orcontact 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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