Posted by: Stan Russell | October 30, 2021

HIGHWAY 1 ON BIG SUR COAST FULLY REOPENED ROCKSLIDE CLEARED JUST NORTH OF MON/SLO COUNTY LINE

Date: Saturday, October 30, 2021 at 3:00 p.m.
District: 05 – Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey, San Benito, and Santa Cruz Counties
Contact: Kevin Drabinski or Jim Shivers
Phone: (805) 549-3138or (805) 549-3237

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

HIGHWAY 1 ON BIG SUR COAST FULLY REOPENED
ROCKSLIDE CLEARED JUST NORTH OF MON/SLO COUNTY LINE

MONTEREY COUNTY – Highway 1 on the Big Sur coast is fully reopened.

Caltrans contractors and maintenance teams have cleared a rockslide on Highway 1 at Post Mile 0.25 in southern Monterey County.

Highway 1 is fully open to travelers who may now travel without interruption from Monterey/Carmel area to Cambria/Morro Bay along the Big Sur Coast.

Crews were able to dislodge an undermined rock outcrop the afternoon of Friday October 30. Crews took advantage of the remaining daylight hours on Friday and worked through Saturday October 30 to clear over 20 truckloads of dirt and rocks.

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

For traffic updates on other state highways in Monterey 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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Highway 1 Fully Reopened After 10/27 Rockslide

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Kevin Drabinski

Public Information Officer

Caltrans District 5

50 Higuera St.

San Luis Obispo CA 93401

Office: 805.549.3138

Cell: 805.748.1858

TTY 711


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