“Today’s Date: Tuesday, March 6, 2012
District:5 – Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito Counties
Contact: Susana Z Cruz (Bilingual) or Colin Jones
Phone: (805) 549-3138 or (805) 549-3189
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
HIGHWAY 1 CARMEL TO CAMBRIA ROADWAY UPDATE
HIGHWAY 1 HELICOPTER NETTING OPERATIONS THURSDAY
MONTEREY COUNTY: Crews will be placing cable netting on the slope above Hwy 1, just north of Limekiln Creek, about 25 miles south of Big Sur, with the help of assistance from Aris Helicopter Services this Thursday, March 8, Caltrans officials have announced.
Work hours are from 8 am to 2 pm. Motorists can expect up to 30-minute traffic breaks/delays as part of the Rain Rocks Slope Drapery repair due to January’s slide.
Caltrans reminds motorists to move over and slow down when driving through highway construction zones.
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