Posted by: Stan Russell | July 9, 2014

OVERNIGHT STRIPING AND MARKING ALONG HIGHWAY 1 FROM BIG SUR TO CARMEL BEGINS SUNDAY

Today’s Date: Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

OVERNIGHT STRIPING AND MARKING ALONG HIGHWAY 1 FROM BIG SUR TO CARMEL BEGINS SUNDAY

MONTEREY COUNTY – An overnight project to replace the striping and marking, also known as thermoplastic traffic stripe, along Hwy. 1 from just south of Castro Canyon Bridge in Big Sur to the Carmel River Bridge in Carmel will begin Sunday, July 13 at 7 pm, Caltrans officials have announced.

Below is the schedule for the first week:

· Sunday, July 13 – Carmel River Bridge to just north of Garrapata Creek Bridge
· Monday, July 14 – Yankee Point Drive/Malpaso Rd. to just south of Hurricane Point
· Tuesday, July 15 – Garrapata Creek Bridge to south of Molera Park Entrance
· Wednesday, July 16 – South of Bixby Creek Bridge to Grimes Canyon
· Thursday, July 17 – North of Molera Park Entrance to Grimes Canyon

Roadwork will consist of reversing one-way traffic control from 7 pm to 7 am Monday through Thursday and from 8 pm to 7 am on Sundays. No work on Friday or Saturday nights. Motorists can expect a delay not to exceed 10 minutes. This project is expected to be complete by the end of July.

The contractor for this $300,000 construction project is Cal Stripe, Inc. from Colton, CA.

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

For more information on this project and for traffic updates on other Caltrans projects in Monterey County, residents can call the District 5 toll freenumber at 1-877-448-6771 or can visit our website at: http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist05/paffairs/release.htm#mon

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