Posted by: Stan Russell | July 24, 2017

MONDAY, JULY 24-HWY 1 CLOSURE UPDATE: STATE ROUTE 1 CONTINUES WITH 35 TOTAL MILES OF HWY 1 TO THE PUBLIC FROM GORDA (PM 10) TO JUST SOUTH PFEIFFER CANYON (PM 45.5)–NEXT UPDATE MONDAY, JULY 31

CALTRANS UPDATE: MONDAY. JULY 24

HIGHWAY 1 UPDATE – Monday, July 24—NO CHANGES:

Highway 1 in Monterey County continues to provide 35 total miles of Hwy. 1 to the public from south of Gorda (PM 10) to just south of Pfeiffer Canyon (PM 45.5), accessible only via Nacimiento-Fergusson Road. State Route 1 remains closed from north of Salmon (just south of the Ranger Station (PM 3) to just south of Gorda (PM 10) due to the Mud Creek event. State Route 1 south of Salmon Creek is accessible via State Route 1 in San Luis Obispo County, past Ragged Point to Salmon Creek.

REMINDER: travelers CANNOT go all the way on Hwy 1 but local businesses are open on both sides of the closure points at Pfeiffer Canyon and Salmon Creek.

Mud Creek (PM 8.9)

Mud Creek had a major slide on Saturday, May 20, 2017, losing 5 million cubic yards of material. Geotechnical and radar assessments continue at the site and it remains impassable.

Paul’s Slide (PM 21.6)

Paul’s Slide continues to provide access to the public 24/7, with one-way reversing traffic control with flaggers.

Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge [PCB] (PM 45.52)

· Steel girder fabrication is complete; girders are being painted near Stockton, CA before being trucked to the Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge construction site late July/early August.

· Temporary Tower is completed and Abutment 2 is near completion at Pfeiffer Canyon in anticipation of girder delivery and eventual onsite assembly.

Caltrans reminds motorists to move over and slow down when driving through highway work zones.

For more information on this project and for traffic updates on other Caltrans projects in Monterey County, residents can call the District 5 toll freenumber at 1-831-423-0396 or can visit our website at: http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist05/paffairs/release.htm#mon

Susana Z. Cruz

Caltrans District 5

Public Information Officer

Portavoz de Relaciones Públicas

para Caltrans en el Distrito 5

805.549.3138

805.549.3326–fax

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Paul’s Slide (PM 21.6) still showing some activity this morning

Pedestrian Detour Signs at South Turn Around (PM 45–just south of Pfeiffer Canyon)

Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge (PM 45.52) Abutment 1 Work, Platform and Falsework

Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge (PM 45.52) Launch Falsework at Abutment 2

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