Full closure at Rain Rocks Rock shed Monday, 6/10 midnight – 6 am

Today’s Date: Thursday, June 6, 2013
District: 05 – Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey, San Benito and Santa
Cruz Counties
Contact: Susana Z Cruz (bilingual) or Colin Jones
Phone: (805) 549-3138 or 549-3189
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SIX-HOUR CLOSURE OF HIGHWAY 1/PITKINS CURVE BRIDGE AND ROCKSHED PROJECT—EARLY MONDAY MORNING, JUNE 10

MONTEREY COUNTY —Highway 1 at Pitkins Curve (post-mile 21.5) will be fully closed from 12:01 (after midnight) until 6 am on Monday, June 10 for the removal of a temporary trestle or working platform near the rockshed, Caltrans officials announced today.

The full six-hour early morning closure is necessary to remove this platform. Electronic message signs will be posted to alert motorists.

The detour is Hwy. 68, U.S. Hwy. 101 to either Nacimiento-Fergusson Road or Hwy. 46.

The ¼ – mile project limits are from just north of Limekiln Creek Bridge to south of Lucia. The project includes a rockshed, a bridge, and a retaining wall.

“We are excited to provide limited traffic on the new bridge as project completion nears,” said District 5 Director Tim Gubbins. The entire project is scheduled to be done this fall.

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