Posted by: Stan Russell | February 8, 2017

State Route 1 is now closed between Ragged Pt. (SLO 72.87) and Nepenthe (Mon 44). Another storm is expected tomorrow afternoon, Thursday, Feb. 9.

CALTRANS
Highway 1 Update
3:00 PM
Wednesday, February 8

The slides continue from Deetjen’s (PM 43.17) to Mud Creek (PM 8.8), requiring the northern closure to remain at Nepenthe (PM 43.8)…Paul’s Slide (PM 21.6) is by far one of the worst slides at this time, video included…photos self-explanatory.

The inclement weather continues to give us more slides at multiple locations, the largest challenges being at: Mud Creek (PM 8.8), Paul’s Slide (PM 21.6), Big Creek (PM 28.09), Cow Cliffs (PM 28.35) and Deetjen’s (PM 43.17), require closure to extend to Nepenthe (PM 44) until further notice.

***SAME INFORMATION AS THIS MORNING, NEW PHOTOS***

State Route 1 is now closed between Ragged Pt. (SLO 72.87) and Nepenthe (Mon 44). Another storm is expected tomorrow afternoon, Thursday, Feb. 9.

I Motorists may travel north on State Route 1 from Cambria to Ragged Point (SLO PM 72.87) or south from Carmel to Nepenthe’s (PM 44).

The roadway is not passable between Ragged Pt (SLO 72.87)and Nepenthe (PM 44)

*LOCALS MAY TRAVEL NORTH, CAREFULLY, FROM RAGGED PT. TO LIMEKILN, AND SOUTH FROM NEPENTHE TO LUCIA RANCH (31.1) AS THERE ARE SEVERAL LOCATIONS WITH ONLY ONE LANE OPEN DUE TO ROCK/MUDSLIDES.

Thank you for your patience and understanding. Our Maintenance, Geotech and Construction crews continue to work collaboratively and diligently, as much as safely possible in response to these rock/mudslides.

Another update will be provided on around mid-morning tomorrow, Thursday, Feb. 9, or sooner if conditions change.

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