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HWY 1 update 

HIGHWAY 1 UPDATE – MONDAY, JUNE 19:PAUL’S SLIDE ON STATE ROUTE 1 CONTINUES WITH USUAL ACCESS SCHEDULE TO LOCAL RESIDENTS/DELIVERIES….WE WILL CONTINUE RE-ASSESSING AND AN UPDATE PROVIDED BY MID-DAY MONDAY, JUNE 19 (See Update under “Paul’s Slide” for more details.) 

 

 

STATE ROUTE 1 REMAINS FULLY CLOSED IN BOTH DIRECTIONS AT MUD CREEK DUE TO CONTINUED SLIDE ACTIVITY. DELIVERY VEHICLES AND LOCAL RESIDENTS WILL NEED TO USE NACIMIENTO-FERGUSSON TO EXIT SOUTH OR TO CLEAR THE ACCESS TIMES AT PAUL’S SLIDE.

 

   THE INFORMATION BELOW IS FOR LOCAL RESIDENTS AND DELIVERY VEHICLES ONLY;THE ONLY ACCESS TO THE PUBLIC REMAINS THE SAME AND IS SHOWN IN BRACKETS BELOW. 

 

· [Access on Highway 1, using Nacimiento-Fergusson, will be to Gorda (PM 10) to the south, and to Limekiln State Park (PM 20.76) to the north.]

 

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Mud Creek (PM 8.9) – MUD CREEK HAD A MAJOR SLIDE/SLIP OUT AT 9:30 PM, SATURDAY, MAY 20—IT LOST MILLIONS OF CUBIC YARDS OF MATERIAL. GEOTECHNICAL INVESTIGATION CONTINUES AT THE SITE AND INCLUDES: FIELD MAPPING, RADAR MONITORING AND REVIEW OF USGS PHOTOGRAMMETRIC SURVEY DATA. IT REMAINS IMPASSABLE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

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Paul’s Slide (PM 21.6)—CONTINUES WITH USUAL ACCESS SCHEDULE TO LOCAL RESIDENTS/DELIVERIES.

 

IMPORTANT NOTE: THE ROADWAY THROUGH PAUL’S SLIDE CAN CLOSE DOWN AT ANY TIME WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE . CALTRANS NEEDS TO CONTINUE RE-ASSESSING THE SITUATION AND DETERMINE WHETHER LOCAL ACCESS CAN REMAIN THROUGH PAUL’S SLIDE. 

 

· 12:00PM Monday / Wednesday / Friday– A single caravan south and a single caravan north, you must be in line by noon! There may be up to 45 minute delay to clear the road before the opening.

 

· Delivery vehicles (Restriction is 30 feet maximum length and 50,000 lbs. maximum weight) can now use all access windows 7 days a week.

 

· Access times for the morning and evening are still the same except for Friday:
   5:30AM to 6:00AM and 7:00PM to 7:30PM – Sat.-Thurs.

 

· Friday’s hours will be shortened to:
5:30AM – 8:00AM and 6:00PM to 7:30PM

 

· The noon opening will be for PAUL’S SLIDE ONLY, (NOT MUD CREEK); you will need to use Nacimiento-Fergusson Road to exit the coast.

 

The targeted “public access” date is currently mid-July, dependent on roadway conditions and slide activity.

 

     Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge [PCB] (PM 45.52)

· Girders continue to be fabricated in Vallejo, CA and are being sent to Linden, CA (near Stockton) for painting before being trucked over to the Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge construction site.

· Mud Creek assessment progress continues but is closed until further notice. We continue to bring convoys with 10-wheelers containing loads of material: gravel, sand, equipment and other items via convoys through Nacimiento—Fergusson with CHP escorts—the next convoy is scheduled for tomorrow, Tuesday, June 20

· Current “Tentative” Timeline as follows:

o On site, the contractor has completed abutment 2 on the north side and continues work to complete abutment 1 on the south side, scheduled to complete mid-July.

o The steel girders will be assembled on site between July 6—July 30.

o Bridge Launch is scheduled between July 31—August 6.

o Deck Construction—schedule to be determined.

o Current public access date remains: Mid-to-late September.

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