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Archive for January, 2014

Date:              Friday, January 31, 2014

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

Contact:        Grant Leonard (TAMC)

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

           

TAMC CONE ZONE    REPORT                                  

 ROAD AND LANE CLOSURES SCHEDULED FORFebruary 2 –

 February 9

                                                                                                                 

 

MONTEREY COUNTY – Here are the major scheduled road and lane closures for Monterey County from Sunday, February 2, through Sunday, February 9, 2014 –newest information is in redPlease keep in mind that construction work is weather-dependent.

 

Highway 1 – Multiple Locations:  Feb. 3 – Feb 7

  • Daytime drainage and tree work at multiple locations along Highway 1 between from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Locations are:
    • Lime Creek Bridge to Big Sur Maintenance Station: drainage work.
    • Burns Creek Bridge to Castro Canyon Bridge: tree work.
    • Big Sur Maintenance Station to Garrapata Ridge Road: drainage work.
  • Motorists can expect delays of approximately 10 minutes.

 

Highway 101 – Gonzales and Soledad:  Feb. 3 – Feb. 7

  • Daytime drainage and median work on Highway 101 from La Gloria Road toArroyo Seco Road will result in alternating lane closures—northbound and southbound—between 4 a.m. and 4 p.m.
  • Motorists can expect delays of approximately 10 minutes.

 

Prunedale Improvement Project: Feb. 3 – Feb. 7

  • Nighttime work will result in alternating lane closures on northbound and southbound Highway 101 between Vierra Canyon Road and Crazy Horse Canyon Road from 7:30 p.m. and 6 a.m.
  • Motorists can expect delays of approximately 10 minutes.

 

San Juan Road Interchange: Feb. 3 – Feb. 7

  • Night work on Highway 101 will cause alternating lane closures on northbound and southbound Highway 101 between Dunbarton Road and Rocks / Cannon Road from 7:30 p.m. and 6 a.m.
  • Motorists can expect delays of approximately 5 minutes.

 

Special Notice — South County: Jan. 23 – Feb. 6

  • ·        Military training exercises will cause delays on Milpitas Road and Nacimiento Fergusson Road in Fort Hunter Liggett Jan. 23 – Feb. 6.
  • ·        Rail road repairs will cause delays on Sargents Road in San Ardo Jan. 23 – Feb. 6.

 

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From Fort Hunter Liggett Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/FortHunterLiggett 

Road closures begin TOMORROW – Friday, Jan. 31 – in support of training in progress involving the 2nd Battalion of The 75th Ranger Regiment, The 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, and the 446th Airlift Wing of the Air Force Reserve. 

Where: 
Mission Road at Jolon Road, in the old main gate area, and Nacimiento-Fergusson Road to Big Sur, California. See the map for details – all roads indicated between the letter points will be closed, as well as all training areas and dirt roads adjacent to them.

When: 
Two closures a day: Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, 3 and 5. The first one each day will be between noon and 1:30 p.m. and the second between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. The closures could be as long as 45 minutes each but will be limited to the minimum time needed to maintain safety for the operations.

NO THROUGH TRAFFIC will be allowed during the closures, including access to and from Highway 1, the Los Padres National Forest, and into or out of the Fort Hunter Liggett cantonment area. Anyone arriving during the closure will be held in the old main gate area on Mission Road at Jolon Road or at the bridge which marks the installation’s western boundary on Nacimiento-Fergusson Road. Fort Hunter Liggett’s commuter buses to Salinas and Paso Robles will not be affected by the closures. Employees, visitors and others should be aware of the possibility of delay during these times.

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FYI below, Hwy 1 is open with no restrictions

From: D4 TMC@DOT
Sent: Sunday, January 19, 2014 02:54 PM
To: Hummel, Wayne T@DOT
Subject: Sigalert update (D4 & D5) – Monterey County L60

Sigalert update – Monterey County, SR-1 just South of Bixby Bridge, all lanes are now open. CHP confirming 1 fatality from this incident. Duration of this
incident was 6 hours and 19 minutes.

Coastal TMC/JL
510-286-6917
01/19/2014 14:54 hrs.

REPORT DRUNK DRIVERS CALL 911

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Sigalert update – Monterey County, SR-1 just South of Bixby Bridge, one way traffic control in place.

Coastal TMC/kmn
510-286-6917
01/19/2014 11:43 hrs

REPORT DRUNK DRIVERS CALL 911

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FYI below

From: D4 TMC@DOT
Sent: Sunday, January 19, 2014 09:28 AM
To: Hummel, Wayne T@DOT
Subject: Sigalert (D4 & D5) – Monterey County L60m

Sigalert – Monterey County, SR-1 just South of Bixby Bridge, roadway closed in both directions by emergency vehicles due to a vehicle in the water.
Motorists are advised to expect delays and to use alternate routes. There is no estimated time of opening.

Coastal TMC/kmn
510-286-6917
01/19/2014 09:25 hrs

REPORT DRUNK DRIVERS CALL 911

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Date: Friday, January 17, 2014

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

Contact: Grant Leonard (TAMC)
Phone: (831) 775-4402

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

TAMC CONE ZONE

REPORT
ROAD AND LANE CLOSURES SCHEDULED FOR JANUARY 18 –
JANUARY 26

MONTEREY COUNTY – Here are the major scheduled road and lane closures for Monterey County from Saturday, January 18, through Sunday, January 26, 2014 – newest information is in red. Please keep in mind that construction work is weather-dependent.

Highway 1 – Multiple Locations: Jan. 20 – 24
Daytime drainage, slide removal, paving, and tree work at multiple locations along Highway 1 between from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Locations are:
Wild Cattle Creek Bridge to Rain Rock: slide removal.
Lime Creek Bridge to Partington Ridge Road: drainage clearing.
Big Sur State Park Entrance to Point Sur Naval Facility: drainage clearing.
Rocky Creek Bridge to Garrapata Ridge Road: crack and seal work.
Highland Drive to Granite Canyon Bridge: tree and shoulder work.
Motorists can expect delays of approximately 10 minutes.

Highway 1 – Moss Landing: Jan. 18
Daytime pavement work on northbound Highway 1 at Elkhorn Slough Bridge from 6 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Motorists can expect delays of approximately 15 minutes.

Highway 1 – Moss Landing: Jan. 21
Daytime maintenance work on Highway 1 at Hilltop Industries from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Motorists can expect delays of approximately 10 minutes.

Highway 101 – Gonzales and Soledad: Jan. 20 – Jan. 24
Daytime drainage and guardrail work on Highway 101 from La Gloria Road to Arroyo Seco Road will result in alternating lane closures—northbound and southbound—between 4 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Motorists can expect delays of approximately 10 minutes.

Prunedale Improvement Project: Jan. 20 – Jan. 24
Nighttime work will result in alternating lane closures on northbound and southbound Highway 101 between Vierra Canyon Road and Tustin Road from 7:30 p.m. and 6 a.m.
Motorists can expect delays of approximately 10 minutes.

San Juan Road Interchange — Crossover, Road and Lane Closures: Jan. 20 – Jan. 24
Temporary night time traffic crossover on Highway. 101, between Dunbarton Road and Cole Road, Monday, January 20 and Tuesday, January 21.
Night Work will also work will also temporarily close access to and from San Juan Road at Highway 101 Monday, January 20 and Tuesday, January 21.
There will also be alternating lane closures on northbound and southbound Highway 101 between Dunbarton Road and Cole Road on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.
The crossover, road and lane closures will occur between 7:30 p.m. and 6 a.m.
Motorists can expect delays of approximately 15 minutes.

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Public Affairs Office
Los Padres National Forest

NEWS RELEASE

Los Padres National Forest
For Immediate Release
Contact: Andrew Madsen (805) 961-5759
Twitter: @LosPadresNF

Fire Restrictions Take Effect in Los Padres National Forest

GOLETA, CA, January 10, 2014…Due to extremely dry vegetation and an increasing fire danger, Los Padres National Forest officials today announced that Level III fire restrictions will go into effect beginning tomorrow, January 11, 2014. The following restrictions will be rigorously enforced until this Forest Order expires:

Wood and charcoal fires are prohibited in all areas of Los Padres National Forest except for designated Campfire Use sites; however persons with a valid California Campfire Permit are allowed to use portable stoves and lanterns using gas, jellied petroleum or pressurized liquid fuel outside of designated Campfire Use Sites. California Campfire Permits are available for free download from the Los Padres National Forest website (http://www.fs.usda.gov/lpnf). You must clear all flammable material for a distance of 10 feet in all directions from your camp stove, have a shovel available, and ensure that a responsible person attends the stove at all times when it is in use.

Recreational target shooting is prohibited in all areas of the National Forest unless specifically authorized by a special use permit with the Forest.

Hunting with a valid State of California hunting license during open hunting season is exempt from this restriction.

Smoking is prohibited in all areas of the national forest except within an enclosed vehicle, building, or designated Campfire Use Site.

Operating or using any internal or external combustion engine without a spark arresting device properly installed, maintained and in effective working order on roads and trails specifically designated for such use. (This restriction is in effect year-round.)

A list designated Campfire Use Sites is attached. For further information regarding current conditions and safety tips, contact your nearest Forest Service office or visit the Los Padres National Forest website at http://www.fs.usda.gov/lpnf

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Big Sur, CA 93920
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Highway 1 Big Sur now has a toll free hotline to Check Road Conditions courtesy of CalTrans 888-836-0866

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