Posted by: Stan Russell | February 9, 2017

slides continue from Deetjen’s (PM 43.17) to Mud Creek (PM 8.8), but the northern cl osure has now moved south to Fullers/Grimes Cyn (PM 42)…Paul’s Slide (PM 21.6)

CALTRANS
Highway 1 Update
Thursday, February 9
10:00 AM

Video and photo of Paul’s Slide (PM 21.6) , Big Creek (PM 28.09) , Limekiln Park (PM 21) and Rain Rocks (PM 21.3) from yesterday

The slides continue from Deetjen’s (PM 43.17) to Mud Creek (PM 8.8), but the northern closure has now moved south to Fullers/Grimes Cyn (PM 42)…Paul’s Slide (PM 21.6) is by far one of the worst slides at this time, video included from yesterday.

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 rbe at Fullers/Grimes Cyn (PM 42) until further notice.

***NEW INFORMATION ***

State Route 1 is now closed between Ragged Pt. (SLO 72.87) and Fuller’s/Grimes Cyn. (Mon 42). Another storm is expected this afternoon, Thursday, Feb. 9.
 Motorists may travel north on State Route 1 from Cambria to Ragged Point (SLO PM 72.87) or south from Carmel to Fuller’s/Grimes Cyn. (PM 42).

The roadway is not passable between Ragged Pt (SLO 72.87)and Fuller’s/Grimes Cyn. (PM 42)

*LOCALS MAY TRAVEL NORTH, CAREFULLY, FROM RAGGED PT. TO LIMEKILN, AND SOUTH FROM FULLER’S TO DOLAN PT. (PM 29.70) 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, Friday, Feb. 10, or sooner if conditions change.

Paul’s Slide, (Paul’s Falls)

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