Today’s Date: Monday, December 22, 2014
District: 05 – Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz Counties
Contact: Susana Z Cruz (bilingual) or (805) 549-3138 or 549-3189
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CULVERT REPAIR PROJECT ON HIGHWAY 1 AT VENTANA/POST RANCH IS UNDERWAY
MONTEREY COUNTY– An emergency culvert repair project on Highway 1 at Ventana/Post Ranch, two miles south of the Big Sur Park/Campgrounds began today, Monday, December 22, Caltrans officials have announced.
Work hours are from 7 am to 5 pm under one-way traffic control with flaggers. No overnight or weekend work is scheduled. Motorists can expect a delay not to exceed 10 minutes. Electronic Message Boards will be activated to alert motorists.
The purpose of this emergency project is to repair the damaged culvert and embankment erosion from the recent batch of storms. Roadwork is necessary to ensure all of the maintenance needs of the coast highway area are met. Work will be completed on Wednesday, Dec. 31, weather permitting.
NOTE: Access to businesses will remain open via Hwy. 1.
The contractor for this $300,000 project is John Madonna Construction of San Luis Obispo.
Caltrans reminds motorists to move over and slow down when driving through highway construction 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 1-831-372-0862 or can visit our website at: http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist05/paffairs/release.htm#mon
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Susana Z. Cruz
Public Information Officer/
Portavoz de Relaciones Públicas
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