Posted by: Stan Russell | February 17, 2017

CALTRANS NEWS RELEASE Friday, February 17 10:30 AM

CALTRANSNEWS RELEASE
Friday, February 17
10:30 AM

Photos from yesterday of (L-R): Mud Creek (PM 8.8), Chimney Slide (PM 20), Limekiln (PM 21.3), the berm above Paul’s Slide (PM 21.6) and the last two photos are of Cow Cliffs (PM 28.35)

*NEW INFORMATION*— State Route 1 continues to be closed between Ragged Pt. (SLO 72.87) and Pfeiffer Cyn Bridge(PM 45.5).

Motorists may travel north on State Route 1 from Cambria to Ragged Point (SLO PM 72.87) or south from Carmel to Pfeiffer Cyn. Bridge (PM 45.5)

*LOCALS MAY TRAVEL DURING DAYTIME HOURS ONLY BETWEEN RAGGED PT. AND JUST SOUTH OF MUD CREEK (PM 8.8) AS MUD CREEK IS IMPASSABLE DUE TO MORE SLIDE ACTIVITY YESTERDAY AND TODAY.

*IMPORTANT NOTE TO LOCALS: SEVERAL DAYS OF RAIN ARE ANTICIPATED TO CONTINUE THROUGH NEXT WEDNESDAY, FEB. 22. DUE TO SAFETY PRECAUTIONS, PFEIFFER CANYON BRIDGE WILL REMAIN FULLY CLOSED, INCLUDING TO PEDESTRIAN AND EMERGENCY SERVICES. THE NEXT BRIDGE INSPECTION WILL BE MADE EITHER ON TUESDAY, FEB. 21 OR WEDNESDAY, FEB. 22, AFTER THE RAIN, BUT IT IS NOT LIKELY THE BRIDGE WILL RE-OPEN.

*BUSINESSES REMAIN OPEN*

Another update regarding the Highway 1 Big Sur Coast will be provided around mid-morning tomorrow, Saturday, Feb. 18.

NOTE: For information on emergency services for the Big Sur Coast, you may contact Gerry Malais, Mon. Co. OES via email at: malaisgor Maia Carroll, Mon. Co. OES PIO at carrollm or via phone at (831) 796-3092.

Mud Creek (PM 8.8)

Chimney Slide (PM 20)

Limekiln (PM 21.3)

Paul’s Slide (PM 21.6)

Paul’s Slide (PM 21.6)

Cow Cliffs (PM 28.35)

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