Posted by: Stan Russell | November 20, 2013

UPDATE #58 HIGHWAY 1/ROCKY CREEK VIADUCT PROJECT IS ALMOST COMPLETED

Today’s Date: Wednesday, November 20 at 9 am
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 #58 **

HIGHWAY 1/ROCKY CREEK VIADUCT PROJECT IS ALMOST COMPLETED

NOTE: A crane has been set up on the southbound lane of Hwy. 1 at Rocky Creek to remove the debris from the hillside below the viaduct. All work is scheduled to be completed by Thursday, Nov. 21, weather permitting. In case of rain, work is TENTATIVELY scheduled for Monday, Nov. 25 and Tuesday, Nov. 26 between 7 am and 5 pm with up to 10-minute holds as needed. One way-reversing control with flaggers will be in effect. An update will be provided this Friday, Nov. 22 if work gets cancelled for next week.

The project to construct a permanent viaduct about 15 miles south of Carmel near the Rocky Creek Bridge began on Sept. 4, 2012. Completion was scheduled to occur at the end of October. The project is 99% complete with minor details and final items being completed. The temporary signal has been removed.

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/ orcontact the Hwy. 1 Cambria to Carmel Toll-Free Hotline at 888-836-0866.

BEFORE: March 2011–damaged roadway
Picture courtesy Of Stan Russell

AFTER: Nov. 2013–Looking southbound with viaduct completely open

AFTER: Nov. 2013–Looking northbound with viaduct completely open

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