Today’s Date: Friday, May 2, 2014
District: 05 – Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz Counties
Contact: Jim Shivers or Colin Jones
Phone: (805) 549-3237 or 549-3189
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PUBLIC COMMENT BEGINS TODAY ON HIGHWAY 1 VIADUCT PROJECT
MONTEREY COUNTY – The public may review an Initial Study with a Proposed Negative Declaration for a project to construct a 175-foot long viaduct along Hwy. 1 in Monterey County, just north of the Big Creek Bridge at the following locations:
· Caltrans District 5 Office, 50 Higuera Street in San Luis Obispo weekdays from 8 am until 4:30 pm.
· Cambria Library, 900 Main Street in Cambria.
· The Henry Miller Memorial Library, 48603 Highway 1, Big Sur.
This project would include a viaduct that would span a damaged section of the embankment of Hwy. 1. The public may submit written comments until May 21 to Matt Fowler, Senior Environmental Planner, California Department of Transportation, 50 Higuera Street, San Luis Obispo, CA. 93401 or email to Matt.C.Fowler@dot.ca.gov .
Caltrans reminds motorists to move over and slow down when driving through highway construction zones.
For traffic updates on other state highway projects in Monterey County, motorists can call Caltrans District 5 Public Affairs at 805-568-0858 or visit the District 5 website at: http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist05/road_information.htm