Highway 1 Update
Friday, February 10
The inclement weather continues to give us more slides at multiple locations, the largest challenges being at: Mud Creek (PM 8.8), Chimney Slide ((PM 19), 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 continue at Nepenthe (PM 44) until further notice.
Photos from today of: 1) Mud Creek (PM 8.8); 2)New Creek at North End of Mud Creek (PM 8.8); 3) Gorda (PM 10); 4) Chimney Slide (PM 19)—Cannot get to Paul’s Slide until this is cleaned up; 5) Rain Rocks (PM 21.3); 6) Paul’s at end of the day yesterday.
***SAME INFORMATION, NEW INFORMATION FOR LOCALS***
State Route 1 is now closed between Ragged Pt. (SLO 72.87) and just south of Nepenthe (Mon 44).
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 NOT TRAVEL NORTH BETWEEN RAGGED POINT AND SANTA LUCIA RANCH (PM 31.10)…MUD CREED IS NOT PASSABLE AND CONSTRUCTION CREWS ARE NOT PRESENT TODAY…BUT LOCALS MAY TRAVEL 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, Saturday, Feb. 11, or sooner if conditions change.