Highway One closes in Big Sur

9 am – Road open

CAL TRANS
NEWS RELEASE

Highway 1 will be open at 9:00 A.M.

Location: SLO/Monterey County – Hwy. 1 between Ragged Point (SLO, Postmile 72.87) to 1.9 miles south of Big Sur (MON, PM 42.2) n

All lanes of Highway 1 were closed du to mud/rock slide at 11 PM on 12/8/16

Please drive safely as rocks will continue to fall off the hillside throughout this rain event.

8:30 am – road expected to be clear by 9 am, although Lucia reports travelers from both directions.

UPDATE: 7;14 AM –
6:52 AM 6 [10] ITS CLOSED BETW MM 42.2 AND RAGGED POINT (42 IS GRIMES CANYON)

UPDATE: AS OF 6:18 AM, THE CHP REQUESTS NOTIFICATION FROM CAL TRANS WHEN THE HIGHWAY IS OPEN AGAIN.

As of a bit before midnight, there is a hard closure on HIghway One at Ragged Point to the south, and Ventana to the north due to a rock and mudslide at Limekiln.

Incident: 00541 Type: CLOSURE of a Road
Location: Sr1 / Limekiln
Loc Desc: BT RAGGED PT AND VENTANA
Lat/Lon: 36.007778 -121.515556
Detail Information
11:32 PM 4 [7] 1039 SLO W/INFO
11:30 PM 3 [6] 1039 ENTAC
11:28 PM 2 [4] PER SCOTT W/CT – HARD CLOSURE AT VENTANA IN BIG SUR and RAGGED POINT
11:26 PM 1 [3] HWY 1 CLOSED
Unit Information
11:30 PM 2 Unit Assigned
11:30 PM 1 Unit At Scene