Posted by: Stan Russell | April 10, 2013

UPDATE #26 ** HIGHWAY 1/ROCKY CREEK VIADUCT PROJECT CONTINUES WITH DAYTIME ROADWORK AND INTERMITTENT OVERNIGHT CLOSURES

CALTRANS PRESS RELEASE
Today’s Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 3:15 pm
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

Spanish Translation Attached

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

** UPDATE #26 **
HIGHWAY 1/ROCKY CREEK VIADUCT PROJECT CONTINUES WITH DAYTIME ROADWORK AND INTERMITTENT OVERNIGHT CLOSURES

Daytime roadwork on Highway 1 at Rocky Creek continues next week from 7 am to 5 pm Monday, April 15 through Friday, April 19.

Night work will be as follows:
* Tuesday, April 16 from 7 pm to 9 pm—temporary closures with up to 10-minute delays;

Night work being done consists of pouring concrete on the bridge deck off the highway.

Overnight work will be as follows:
* Tuesday, April 16 from 9 pm to 7 am (Wednesday)–full closure in place;
* Wednesday, April 17 from 11 pm to 7 am (Thursday)—full closure in place;

Overnight work being done consists of pouring concrete on the bridge deck on the highway and requires a full closure of the work zone. An update will be provided should the closure schedule change.

NOTE: No overnight closures Sunday, April 14, Monday, April 15, or Thursday, April 18.

Highway 1 at Rocky Creek has one-way signalized traffic control 24/7. Traffic will be stopped for 10 minutes at a time during daytime roadwork. Full overnight closures will be scheduled five nights a week Sundays through Thursdays, unless otherwise indicated. No overnight closures will occur on Friday/Saturday nights.

The project to construct a permanent viaduct about 15 miles south of Carmel near the Rocky Creek Bridge began on Sept. 4. Completion is scheduled by Labor Day, weather permitting. Daily roadwork schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions and other factors so stay tuned for regular updates.

The contractor for this $11 million viaduct project is Golden State Bridge of Martinez, CA.

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

For more information, please visit: http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist05/paffairs/ or contact the Hwy. 1 Cambria to Carmel Toll-Free Hotline at 888-836-0866.

Susana Z. Cruz
Public Information Officer/
Portavoz de Relaciones Públicas
805. 549.3138
805.549.3326—fax

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