Today’s Date: Thursday, February 28, 2019
District: 05 – Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey, San Benito and Santa
Contact: Susana Z Cruz (bilingual) or Colin Jones
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
BIG SUR – A construction project to widen shoulders on the existing roadway and upgrade the guardrail is scheduled to begin tomorrow, Friday, March 1st along State Route 1 between Hurricane Point and Rocky Point in Big Sur, Caltrans officials announced today.
Roadwork consists of both daytime and overnight work, consisting of one-way reversing traffic control. Details are as follows:
- Mondays through Thursdays: 7 pm to 6 am (the next morning);
- Fridays: midnight to 6 am (Saturdays);
- Sundays: 8 pm to midnight (Monday morning).
NOTE: Motorists can expect delays not to exceed 20 minutes. Although work includes daytime and overnight work, crews are working with the school buses to ensure flow of traffic. Electronic message signs will be posted alerting the traveling public of this project.
The contractor for this $3 million construction project is Granite Construction Co. of Santa Clara, CA and should complete this summer.
Caltrans reminds motorists to move over and slow down when driving through highway work zones.
For more information on this project and for traffic updates on other Caltrans projects in Monterey County, residents can call the District 5 toll free number at 1-831-372-0862or can visit our website at: http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist05/paffairs/release.htm#mon
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