Posted by: Stan Russell | April 23, 2010

HIGHWAY 1 CARMEL TO CAMBRIA PROJECT UPDATE

Date: Friday, April 23, 2010
District: 5 – Santa Barbara, SLO, Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito Counties
Contact: Susana Z. Cruz (Bilingual) or Colin Jones
Phone: (805) 549-3138 or (805) 549-3189

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

HIGHWAY 1 CARMEL TO CAMBRIA PROJECT UPDATE

MONTEREY COUNTY

§ Roadwork continues on a retaining wall project near Gamboa Point, three miles north of Lucia. A temporary signal is in place with work expected to be complete in June. Work hours are Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm.

§ Traffic continues down to one lane just south of Lucia utilizing stop signs as a new temporary signal will be installed by the end of April to perform slide stabilization and exploratory drilling with temporary slope stabilization. Work hours are Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm.

§ The temporary signal about two miles south of Lucia at Pitkins Curve/Rain Rocks for the bridge/rockshed project remains in operation 24/7 and the project is expected to be complete in 2013.

§ Rock slope protection continues on Hwy. 1 at Shale Point, nine miles north of Ragged Point or three miles south of Gorda, which are both about seven miles into the Monterey County Line from San Luis Obispo. This segment of Hwy. 1 continues with roadwork during daytime hours (7:30 am to 5 pm) through the end of April but traffic control is no longer required.

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

For more information on you can call the toll-free project hotline at (888) 836-0866 or visit http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist05/projects/pitkins/index.htm


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