Posted by: Stan Russell | September 27, 2019

HIGHWAY 1 OVERNIGHT CLOSURES NEAR RAGGED POINT CANCELLED FOR NEXT WEEK/CLOSURES WILL RESUME THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 6

Today’s Date: Friday, September 27, 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

HIGHWAY 1 OVERNIGHT CLOSURES NEAR RAGGED POINT CANCELLED FOR NEXT WEEK/CLOSURES WILL RESUME THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 6

SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY – The full overnight closures of Highway 1 near Ragged Point scheduled to begin on Sunday Sept. 29 have been canceled. These full overnight closures will now begin on Sunday, Oct. 6 and will resume each overnight through Friday, Oct. 11 from 9 pm until 5 am.

The installation of K-rail and a 24/7 traffic signal will begin the week of October 14 with roadwork Monday through Thursday from 6 am until 6 pm and on Fridays from 6 am until 2 pm. Electronic message boards will be posted to alert the public. This signal will allow traffic to proceed in each direction 24/7 until project completion.

This project includes the construction of a viaduct and retaining wall on Highway 1 between the San Carpoforo Creek Bridge and Ragged Point. 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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