And now you are stuck one side or the other, and it is closed between you and Nacimiento at both Cow Cliffs and Paul’s Slide
At 6:20 PM Cal Trans says:
Effective immeditely, there is a now a hard closure at Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge at PM 45.5. Nobody is allowed to cross the bridge except for emergency services. CHP is enforcing the closure until noon Sunday, February 12. Crews will be onsite at 9:00 AM to examine the bridge.
Another update will be provided around noontime tomorrow, Sunday, Feb. 12, or sooner if conditions change.
So letting tourists in who had reservations was a great idea, wasn’t it?
Here is the announcement from Cal Trans with Photos
These three photos are of Pfeiffer Cyn Bridge Cyn Bridge (PM 45.5) from today.
***NEW INFORMATION, IMPORTANT INFO FOR LOCALS **
State Route 1 is now closed between Ragged Pt. (SLO 72.87) and Pfeiffer Cyn Bridge(PM 45.5)
Due to slope movement and slippage, the Bridge column has moved–causing multiple fractures to One of the Two columns on the bridge.
Motorists may travel north on State Route 1 from Cambria to Ragged Point (SLO PM 72.87) or south from Carmel to Pfeiffer Cyn. Bridge (PM 45.5)
The roadway is not passable between Ragged Pt (SLO 72.87)and Dolan Pt (PM 29.70)
*LOCALS MAY TRAVEL BETWEEN DOLAN and SOUTH of PFEIFFER CYN BRIDGE (PM 45.5) AND AVOID CROSSING BRIDGE.
*BUSINESSES REMAIN OPEN*
Thank you for your patience and understanding. Our Maintenance, Geotech and Construction crews continue to work collaboratively and diligently, as much as safely possible in response to these rock/mudslides.
Another update will be provided around noontime
tomorrow, Sunday, Feb. 12, or sooner if conditions change.
Susana Z. Cruz [nature-flower-blue-motif]
Caltrans District 5
Public Information Office
3:55 PM 6  27-D6 CT HAS LOOKED AT BRIDGE / ENGINEERS ADV IT’S COMPROMISED / EVERYONE HAS TO EVACUATE TO THE JNO IT / **THAT’S WHERE NEW CLOSURE IS AT [Shared]
3:54 PM 5  27-D6 MOVING CLOSURE TO BRIDGE DOING EMERGENCY EVACS OF SR1 DUE TO STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY HAS BEEN COMPROMISED [Shared]
3:25 PM 4  [Notification] [CHP]-ONLY RESIDENTS WILL BE ALLOWED IN , NO LRG VEHS ALLOWED THROUGH (FOOD TRKS, ETC) [Shared]
3:24 PM 3  [Notification] [CHP]-PER HEATH JOHNSTON W/ C/T, MOVING CLOSURE TO MM 45.52 (PFEIFFER CYN BRIDGE) DUE TO ISSUE W/ A BRIDGE COLUMN THEY LOCATED TODAY [Shared]