|Date:||Monday, January 4, 2021|
|District:||05 – Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz Counties|
|Contact:||Kevin Drabinski or Jim Shivers|
|Phone:||(805) 549-3138 or (805) 549-3237|
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
UTILITY WORK ON HIGHWAY 1 NEAR CARMEL TO CAUSE NIGHTTIME LANE CLOSURES BEGINNING THIS WEEK
MONTEREY COUNTY – Utility work to install and replace below ground and aerial fiber optic cable will begin this week in the Carmel area. Motorists on northbound Highway 1 will experience temporary lane closures during overnight hours.
This week, the number two (right) lane of northbound Highway 1 will be closed from Carpenter St. to the Aguajito Rd. exit.
This closure will take place between 8 pm and 7 am., from Monday January 4, through Friday morning, January 8.
Motorists can expect delays of up to 5 minutes.
Throughout the month of January 2021, similar closures will take place from Sunday nights through Friday mornings between Aguajito Rd. and Carmel Valley Rd.
Motorists are also advised to expect daytime shoulder work in the area which, however, should not result in any traffic delays.
Electronic message signs will be activated to inform the public about this work.
Caltrans reminds motorists to move over and slow down