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Archive for April, 2014

Today’s Date: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
District: 05 – Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz Counties                                                  
Contact:  Susana Z Cruz (bilingual) or Colin Jones
Phone: (805) 549-3138 or 549-3189

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
                        
BIG SUR MARATHON TO BE RUN ON HIGHWAY 1 THIS SUNDAY
 
MONTEREY COUNTY (CARMEL/BIG SUR) – The Big Sur International Marathon will be run along Highway 1 beginning at7:00 a.m. on Sunday, April 27.  The race will start in Big Sur and will end at Rio Road in Carmel.

Traffic on Highway 1 will be restricted from 4:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Hwy. 1 will be closed from Sycamore Canyon Road to Carmel Valley Road. While the southbound lane is closed for the race, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) will use the northbound lane to lead caravans of traffic in alternating directions at three different intervals during this time.  Therefore, motorists traveling in both directions should expect delays of up to two hours.

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

To find out further information about the marathon, please call (831) 625-6226 or visit the official race websitehttp://bsim.org
 
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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

                  TAMC CONE ZONE REPORT                                  

 ROAD AND LANE CLOSURES SCHEDULED FOR April 20 – April 27

      MONTEREY COUNTY – Here are the major scheduled road and lane closures for Monterey County fromSunday, April 20, through Sunday, April 27, 2014 – newest information is in redPlease keep in mind that construction work is weather-dependent.

 

Highway 1 – Lime Creek Bridge to Garrapata Creek Bridge Apr. 21 – Apr. 25

  • Daytime drainage work and vegetation spraying along Highway 1 between Lime Creek Bridge and Garrapata Creek Bridge from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Motorists can expect delays of approximately 10 minutes.

Highway 1 and 68 – Monterey to Aptos:  Apr. 21 – Apr. 25

  • Night time striping work on 10 bridges along Highway 1 from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.
  • The locations are:
    • Highway 68 at the Fairground Rd. Overcrossing in Monterey
    • North and southbound Highway 1 at Munras Ave. in Monterey
    • North and southbound Highway 1 at Casa Verde way in Monterey
    • Southbound Highway 1  onramp  at the Fremont St. in Monterey
    • Southbound Highway 1 at the Lake Drive Overcrossing in Marina
    • Southbound Highway 1 at the Lapis Spur overcrossing between Marina and Castroville
    • Southbound Highway 1 at the Pajaro River bridge near Watsonville
    • Southbound Highway 1 at the Beach Road undercrossing near Watsonville
    • Southbound and Northbound Highway 1 at Struve Slough near Watsonville
    • Southbound Highway 1 at the Larkin Valley Road undercrossing near Aptos
  • Motorists can expect delays of approximately 10 minutes.

 

Highway 1 – Sand City: Apr. 21

  • Daytime shoulder work along northbound Highway 1 at Sand Dunes Drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Motorists can expect delays of approximately 10 minutes.

 

Highway 101 – Prunedale Improvement Project: Apr. 22 – Apr. 24

  • Nighttime bridge work will result in alternating lane closures on northbound Highway 101 between Mallory Canyon Road Crazy Horse Canyon Road from 8:30 p.m. and 5:30 a.m.
  • Motorists can expect delays of approximately 10 minutes.

 

Highway 183 – Salinas: Apr. 22

  • Daytime drainage work on Highway 183 / Main Street between Salinas Street and Lake Street from 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.
  • Motorists can expect brief delays.

 

 

 

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