UPDATE: THE FULL CLOSURES WILL BEGIN AT 9 PM UNTIL 5 AM NEXT WEEK
Today’s Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2019
District: 05–Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz Counties
Contact: Jim Shivers or Colin Jones
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FULL OVERNIGHT CLOSURES TO RESUME ON HIGHWAY 1 FOR VIADUCT AND RETAINING WALL PROJECT ON HIGHWAY 1 NEAR RAGGED POINT
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY – Caltrans will continue work on a project to construct a viaduct and retaining wall on Highway 1 between the San Carpoforo Creek Bridge and Ragged Point with full overnight closures beginning next week to allow for drilling.
A 24/7 traffic signal is expected to be installed the week of October 6 with roadwork scheduled Monday through Thursday with traffic control from 7 am until 4 pm and from 7 am until 2 pm on Fridays. This signal will allow traffic to move in each direction until project completion. Electronic message boards will be posted to alert the public.
The contractor for this $4.1 million project is Souza Engineering of San Luis Obispo, CA. It’s scheduled to be complete by Spring of 2020.