Full Highway 1 closure from 4-6 today at Granite

Date/Time: 5-20-16 at 2:50 pm

Location: Southbound State Route 1 in Monterey County, approximately four miles south of Carmel Highlands at Granite Canyon Bridge (PM 66.66).
Description of Incident:

Big rig went over embankment last night. Southbound Highway 1 is under one-way reversing traffic control. Current traffic delays of 10-15 minutes. There will be about a 60-75-minute full highway closure between 4-6 pm to move the big rig off Highway 1. Motorists are advised avoid Highway 1 or to take alternate route until the big rig has been removed and road is safe to re-open. CHP and Caltrans working collaboratively.

From David Royal, Monterey Herald today: link to Slideshow




From Nic Coury of the MCWeekly:


~ by bigsurkate on May 20, 2016.

2 Responses to “Full Highway 1 closure from 4-6 today at Granite”

  1. Just went thru — traffic stopped in 1 direction at a time with only a few minutes stopped in other direction.

    Sent from my iPhone



  2. thanks Kate…. important to know!


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