Highway Closure Update, 6/26/17

STATE ROUTE 1 REMAINS FULLY CLOSED IN BOTH DIRECTIONS AT MUD CREEK DUE TO CONTINUED SLIDE ACTIVITY. DELIVERY VEHICLES AND LOCAL RESIDENTS WILL NEED TO USE NACIMIENTO-FERGUSSON TO EXIT SOUTH OR TO CLEAR THE ACCESS TIMES AT PAUL’S SLIDE.

THE INFORMATION BELOW IS FOR LOCAL RESIDENTS AND DELIVERY VEHICLES ONLY;THE ONLY ACCESS TO THE PUBLIC HAS CHANGED AND IS SHOWN BELOW.

Public Access on Highway 1 now at two locations:
1) The closure has moved up five miles to the north from Ragged Point (Slo PM 72.87) to north of Salmon Creek and just south of the Ranger Station (Mon PM 3.0), effective tomorrow, Saturday, June 24.
2) Using Nacimiento-Fergusson, will be to Gorda (PM 10) to the south, and to Limekiln State Park (PM 20.76) to the north.

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Mud Creek (PM 8.9) – MUD CREEK HAD A MAJOR SLIDE/SLIP OUT AT 9:30 PM, SATURDAY, MAY 20—IT LOST MILLIONS OF CUBIC YARDS OF MATERIAL. GEOTECHNICAL AND RADAR ASSESSMENTS CONTINUE AT THE SITE AND INCLUDES: FIELD MAPPING, RADAR MONITORING, REVIEW OF USGS PHOTOGRAMMETRIC SURVEY DATA AND BORINGS. IT REMAINS IMPASSABLE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
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Paul’s Slide (PM 21.6)—CONTINUES WITH USUAL ACCESS SCHEDULE TO LOCAL RESIDENTS/DELIVERIES.

IMPORTANT NOTE: THE ROADWAY THROUGH PAUL’S SLIDE CAN CLOSE DOWN AT ANY TIME WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE . CALTRANS NEEDS TO CONTINUE RE-ASSESSING THE SITUATION AND DETERMINE WHETHER LOCAL ACCESS CAN REMAIN THROUGH PAUL’S SLIDE.

· 12:00PM Monday / Wednesday / Friday– A single caravan south and a single caravan north, you must be in line by noon! There may be up to 45 minute delay to clear the road before the opening.

· Delivery vehicles (Restriction is 30 feet maximum length and 50,000 lbs. maximum weight) can now use all access windows 7 days a week.

· Access times for the morning and evening are still the same except for Friday:

5:30AM to 6:00AM and 7:00PM to 7:30PM – Sat.-Thurs.

· Friday’s hours will be shortened to:

5:30AM – 8:00AM and 6:00PM to 7:30PM

· The noon opening will be for PAUL’S SLIDE ONLY, (NOT MUD CREEK); you will need to use Nacimiento-Fergusson Road to exit the coast.

The targeted “public access” date is currently mid-July, dependent on roadway conditions and slide activity.

Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge [PCB] (PM 45.52)
· Girders continue to be fabricated in Vallejo, CA and are being sent to Linden, CA (near Stockton) for painting before being trucked over to the Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge construction site.
· Mud Creek assessment progress continues but is closed until further notice. We continue to bring convoys with 10-wheelers containing loads of material: gravel, sand, equipment and other items via convoys through Nacimiento—Fergusson with CHP escorts—the next convoy is yet to be determined.
· Current “Tentative” Timeline as follows:
o On site, the contractor has completed abutment 2 on the north side and continues work to complete abutment 1 on the south side, scheduled to complete mid-July.
o The steel girders will be assembled on site between July 6—July 30.
o Bridge Launch is scheduled between July 31—August 6.
o Deck Construction—schedule to be determined.
o Current public access date remains: Mid-to-late September

Photos of: 1) Mud Creek from North Side—up the slope, Thursday, June 22; 2-3) Paul’s Slide (PM 21.6)—2] Busy workday pic from Saturday, June 24; 3] Bench work at Paul’s Slide Saturday, June 24; 4) Pfeiffer Bridge Construction (PM 45.52) Three more girder segments being shipped to Paint Plant near Stockton this morning, June 26.

PM 8.9 Mud Creek-North Side 6.22.17

PM 21.6 Paul's Slide 6.24.17

PM 21.6 Paul's Slide Bench 6.24.17

PM 45.52 PCB Girder Segments Shipped to Paint Plant 6.26.17

~ by bigsurkate on June 26, 2017.

2 Responses to “Highway Closure Update, 6/26/17”

  1. Kate,

    Did the radar company detect the Mud Creek Hwy 1 roadway being destroyed along with the landslide or is that concrete heart beat still present?

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  2. Unknown. They haven’t shared with the rest of us.

    https://bigsurkate.blog

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