Posted by: Stan Russell | January 20, 2017

Highway 1 Update 10:30 AM

Picture from this morning (Friday, Jan. 20, courtesy of Big Sur Fire Brigade) of a new larger slide that occurred overnight at PM 35, located north of Burn’s Creek Bridge and south of JPB State Park.

State Route 1 IS NOW closed from Ragged Point (SLO PM 72.87) to Anderson Canyon Bridge (MON PM 35.4) due to rock/mudslides in multiple locations. The newest slide is located at PM 35, requiring the closure to move from Lucia (PM 23) to Anderson Canyon Bridge (PM 35.4).

Motorists may travel south on Hwy. 1 from Carmel to Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park (PM 35.84) or travel north from Cambria to Ragged Point.

In addition there is a full closure on Hwy. 1 at Mud Creek (MON PM 8.88) due to a mud/rock slide.

ROADWAY IS NOT PASSABLE IN BETWEEN THE CLOSURES AT THIS TIME.

Another update will be provided later this afternoon, Friday, Jan. 20 or sooner if conditions change.

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