Posted by: Stan Russell | September 25, 2019

FULL OVERNIGHT CLOSURES TO RESUME ON HIGHWAY 1 FOR VIADUCT AND RETAINING WALL PROJECT ON HIGHWAY 1 NEAR RAGGED POINT

UPDATE: THE FULL CLOSURES WILL BEGIN AT 9 PM UNTIL 5 AM NEXT WEEK

Today’s Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2019
District: 05–Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz Counties
Contact: Jim Shivers or Colin Jones
Phone: (805) 549-3237 or (805) 549-3189
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

FULL OVERNIGHT CLOSURES TO RESUME ON HIGHWAY 1 FOR VIADUCT AND RETAINING WALL PROJECT ON HIGHWAY 1 NEAR RAGGED POINT

SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY – Caltrans will continue work on a project to construct a viaduct and retaining wall on Highway 1between the San Carpoforo Creek Bridge and Ragged Point with full overnight closures beginning next week to allow for drilling.

These full overnight highway closures will begin Sunday, Sept. 29 from 9 pm until 5 am and continue through Friday morning October 4.

A 24/7 traffic signal is expected to be installed the week of October 6 with roadwork scheduled Monday through Thursday with traffic control from 7 am until 4 pm and from 7 am until 2 pm on Fridays. This signal will allow traffic to move in each direction until project completion. Electronic message boards will be posted to alert the public.

The contractor for this $4.1 million project is Souza Engineering of San Luis Obispo, CA. It’s scheduled to be complete by Spring of 2020.

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

For traffic updates on other state highways in San Luis Obispo County, travelers may contact Caltrans District 5 Public Affairs at 805-549-3318 or can visit the District 5 website at: https://dot.ca.gov/caltrans-near-me/district-5


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