I was having internet goblins playing games with my connections Monday afternoon, so didn’t get to post this update from Cal-Trans:
Today’s Date: Monday, January 23, 2012 @ 3 pm
District: 5 – Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey, Santa Cruz
Contact: Jim Shivers or Colin Jones
Phone: (805) 549-3237 or (805) 549-3189
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
***TRAFFIC ADVISORY #2***
HIGHWAY 1 CARMEL TO CAMBRIA ROADWAY UPDATE
HIGHWAY 1 REMAINS FULLY CLOSED 25 MILES SOUTH OF BIG SUR
Highway 1 (Post Mile 22), 25 miles south of Big Sur remains closed
indefinitely in both directions due to a large rock slide near Limekiln Creek. Caltrans crews are on site monitoring and assessing the damage. Weather conditions are expected to improve tomorrow.
There is no estimated time when the highway will re-open.
All Big Sur and coastal businesses remain OPEN with detours available for motorists.
For more information on Monterey County projects, call the toll-free hotline at (888) 836-0866 or visit
http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist05/projects/. The public may also call the statewide
CHIN at (800) 427-7623 for
updates on current traffic conditions.
District 5 Public Information Officer
Also, note that I have added a link to the right for winter conditions (La Nina 2011-2012)to our local district Cal-Trans FB page.