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DISEASED PINE TREE REMOVAL NEAR CARMEL AND CARMEL HIGHLANDS ALONG SOUTHBOUND HIGHWAY 1 NEXT WEEK
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Today’s Date: Thursday, May 28, 2015
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 #1*

DISEASED PINE TREE REMOVAL NEAR CARMEL AND CARMEL HIGHLANDS ALONG SOUTHBOUND HIGHWAY 1 NEXT WEEK

MONTEREY COUNTY – A pine tree removal project at Highway 1 and Atherton near Carmel and along a 1/4-mile section of southbound Highway 1 just south of Point Lobos Park near Carmel Highlands will take place Monday, June 1 through Thursday, June 4, Caltrans officials have announced.

Tree removal at Atherton will take place Monday, June 1 only. Tree removal just south of Point Lobos Park will take place Tuesday, June 2 through Thursday, June 4. Roadwork consists of one-way reversing traffic control with flaggers from 9 am to 3 pm each day. Work should be completed by Thursday, June 4.

NOTE: There will be Electronic Message signs alerting motorists and the CHP will assist with traffic control.

This roadwork is being performed by the Caltrans Monterey Maintenance and Salinas Maintenance Tree Crews as a safety precaution to provide motorists and cyclists a safer route to travel. A 17-foot wide crane needs to be used to remove a dozen diseased pine trees from their existing location.

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 1-831-372-0862 or can visit our website at: http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist05/paffairs/release.htm#mon

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Today’s Date: Friday, May 29, 2015 District: 05 – Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey, San

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UPDATE #1* HIGHWAY 1 RETAINING WALL PROJECT CONTINUES NEAR THE SAN LUIS OBISPO/MONTEREY COUNTY LINE
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Today’s Date: Thursday, May 21, 2015
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) 549-3237

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
*UPDATE #1*

HIGHWAY 1 RETAINING WALL PROJECT CONTINUES NEAR THE SAN LUIS OBISPO/MONTEREY COUNTY LINE

SAN LUIS OBISPO/MONTEREY COUNTIES – A project to construct a retaining wall on Highway 1 in northern San Luis Obispo/southern Monterey Counties is now underway. It is expected to serve as a permanent restoration effort in this area known for major slides.

The next phase of the project consists of full overnight closures on Highway 1 from Gorda to Ragged Point and is scheduled to begin on Sunday night, May 31. Roadwork will take place Sunday nights through Friday mornings from tentatively 10 pm until 7 am.

Motorists traveling north/south of these closures are advised to reach their destinations before 9 pm. All businesses along the coast will remain open during the roadwork.

Motorists will encounter one-way reversing traffic control via a temporary traffic signal 24/7 except during overnight full closures. Traffic delays during the one-way traffic control will be 5-10 minutes.

Electronic message signs will be activated on US Highway 101 in Paso Robles and Hwy. 1 in Carmel and Cambria to inform motorists of these highway closures. All local businesses will remain open during this project.

Note: The construction schedule may be adjusted to meet the needs of local businesses and the Pacific Valley School.

The contractor for this $9.5 million project is John Madonna Construction of San Luis Obispo, CA. This project is expected to be completed in winter of 2016.

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

For traffic updates on other state highways in San Luis Obispo County, motorists can call Caltrans District 5 Public Affairs at 805-549-3318 or can visit the District 5 website at: http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist05/road_information.htm. Motorists can also contact the toll-free hotline from Cambria to Carmel at: 888-836-0866.

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TAMC CONE ZONE REPORT

ROAD AND LANE CLOSURES SCHEDULED FOR MAY 10 –

MAY 17

MONTEREY COUNTY – Here are the major scheduled road and lane closures for Monterey County from Sunday, May 10 through Sunday, May 17, 2015 – newest information is in red. Please keep in mind that construction work is weather-dependent.

Highway 1 – Big Sur Coast: May 11 – May 15

Daytime crack seal work along Highway 1 at two locations from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The locations are:
Fullers Point to Lime Creek Bridge
Coast Road (North) to Little Sur River Bridge

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Today’s Date: Monday, May 4, 2015
District: 05–Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz Counties
Contact: Jim Shivers or Susana Z. Cruz (Bilingual)
Phone: (805) 549-3237 or (805) 549-3138

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
STATE ROUTE 1 RETAINING WALL PROJECT BEGINS NEAR THE SAN LUIS OBISPO/MONTEREY COUNTY LINE

SAN LUIS OBISPO/MONTEREY COUNTIES – A project to construct a retaining wall on State Route 1 in northern San Luis Obispo/southern Monterey Counties is now under way. It is expected to serve as a permanent restoration effort in this area known for major slides.

Full overnight closures on State Route 1 from Gorda to Ragged Point are expected to begin in mid-May through mid-September, Sunday night through Friday morning from 9 pm until 6 am.

Motorists traveling north/south of these closures are advised to reach their destinations before 9 pm. Access will be maintained for local residents and all businesses along the coast will remain open during the roadwork.

Motorists can expect one-way reversing traffic control via a temporary traffic signal Monday through Friday from 7 am until 4 pm with delays not expected to exceed ten minutes.

Electronic Message Boards will be activated on US Highway 101 in Paso Robles and Hwy. 1 in Carmel and Cambria to inform motorists of these highway closures.

All local businesses will remain open during this project.

This contractor for this $9.5 million dollar project is Madonna Construction of San Luis Obispo, CA. This project is expected to be completed in 2017.

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

For traffic updates on other state highways in San Luis Obispo County, motorists can call Caltrans District 5 Public Affairs at 805-549-3318 or can visit the District 5 website at: http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist05/road_information.htm

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