Highway One closure update, 7/14/17


State Route 1 in Monterey County continues to be closed from north of Salmon (just south of the Ranger Station (PM 3) to Pfeiffer Canyon (PM 45.5), which is south of the Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge construction site, with the exception of 10 miles (Gorda to Limekiln State Park) that is accessible only via Nacimiento-Fergusson Road.

REMINDER: travelers CANNOT go all the way on Hwy 1 but local businesses are open on both sides of the closure points at Pfeiffer Canyon and Salmon Creek.

Mud Creek (PM 8.9)
Mud Creek had a major slide on Saturday, May 20, 2017, losing 5 million cubic yards of material. Geotechnical and radar assessments continue at the site it remains impassable.

Paul’s Slide (PM 21.6)
The targeted opening for the road at Paul’s Slide is mid-July (July 15-20). Until then, access through Paul’s Slide continues with the following schedule for local residents and deliveries:

Access times for the morning and evening
Sat-Thursday: 5:30 am to 6 am and 7 pm to 7:30 pm
Friday: 5:30 am –8 am and 6 pm to 7:30 pm

12:00 noon Monday/Wednesday/Friday
A single caravan south and a single caravan north will be allowed. You must be in line by noon! There may be up to a 45-minute delay to clear the road before the opening.

Delivery vehicles (restricted to 30 feet maximum length and 50,000 lbs. maximum weight) can use all access windows shown above.

Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge [PCB] (PM 45.52)
· Steel girders continue to be fabricated in Vallejo, CA and are being sent to Linden, CA (near Stockton) for painting before being trucked to the Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge construction site.
· Temporary Tower completion and welding

Nacimiento Rd. 1 lane Blocked

9 am – there is a tree down on Nacimiento. While the CHP website says SR1 and Nacimiento, that is just the nearest cross street. So it could be anywhere. MoCo Rds come from San Ardo, so it could be a while.

Incident: 00093 Type: Traffic Hazard Location: Nacimiento Fergusson Rd / Sr1 Loc Desc: Lat/Lon: 35.988672 -121.494108
Detail Information
9:15 AM 2 [5] PER A8-040 START CORDS / 1039 MONTY CORDS
9:00 AM 1 [2] TREE DOWN / 1125 1 LN