Posted by: Stan Russell | February 8, 2010

SOUTHBOUND LANE OF HWY. 1 CLOSED SOUTH OF LUCIA

Hello Big Sur!

We have a press release from Caltrans

Today’s Date: Monday, February 8, 2010
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 (805) 549-3189

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SOUTHBOUND LANE OF HWY. 1 CLOSED SOUTH OF LUCIA

MONTEREY COUNTY – The southbound lane of Hwy. 1 south of Lucia is closed for approximately 200 feet due to storm related damage to the shoulder of the highway. The northbound lane of traffic remains open.

Temporary guardrail has been placed along the shoulder of the southbound lane with stop signs on either end. Motorists will use one-way reversing traffic control via stop signs which will be in place 24/7 until further notice.

Motorists can expect a minimal delay.

All businesses in the area remain open to the public.

Caltrans reminds motorists that ‘we’re here to get you there.’

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

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Regards,
Stan Russell


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