Aerials of Mud Creek, 2015-2017

CCRP 201501783

Image CCRP 201501783 dated 09/11/2015 was obtained from the California Coastal Records Project website (


Image IMG 0899 dated 03/17/17 was obtained from Yeh and Associates for Caltrans (Gresh Eckrich <>).

PM 8.9 Mud Creek-2 5.18.17 by John Madonna

And this is what it looks like now, as of May 17, 2017.


Highway One & Nacimiento Updates

Mud Creek remains closed until further notice. Paul’s Slide hours an openings remain the same – see above in “sticky” post.

MONTEREY COUNTY – Caltrans will continue the process of delivering construction equipment and materials to the site of the demolished Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge on State Route 1 via Nacimiento-Fergusson Road from US Highway 101 on Thursday, May 25.

These convoys will be escorted by the California Highway Patrol and will include intermittent closures of Nacimiento-Fergusson Road from 8 am until 7 pm. Motorists wishing to travel east/west in the morning must do so before the first convoy begins. Motorists will encounter delays during the movement of these four convoys westbound from 8 am to 10 am and 2 pm to 4 pm and eastbound from 11 am to 1 pm and from 5 pm to 7 pm. All vehicles should not exceed 30 feet in length and a weight of 15 tons.

These convoys will include the remaining 50% of the rock and sand necessary to create concrete abutments for the new bridge. Future convoys will transport two mobile batch plants, two concrete boom pump trucks, vacuum trucks and rebar cages. This equipment will be used to construct concrete abutments and overall construction of the new Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge (PM 45.52).

PM 8.9 Mud Creek-1 5.18.17

Mud Creek from South End

PM 21.6 Paul's Slide 5.18.17 by John Madonna

Aerial of Paul’s Slide