|Saturday, October 30, 2021 at 3:00 p.m.|
|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
HIGHWAY 1 ON BIG SUR COAST FULLY REOPENED
ROCKSLIDE CLEARED JUST NORTH OF MON/SLO COUNTY LINE
MONTEREY COUNTY – Highway 1 on the Big Sur coast is fully reopened.
Caltrans contractors and maintenance teams have cleared a rockslide on Highway 1 at Post Mile 0.25 in southern Monterey County.
Highway 1 is fully open to travelers who may now travel without interruption from Monterey/Carmel area to Cambria/Morro Bay along the Big Sur Coast.
Crews were able to dislodge an undermined rock outcrop the afternoon of Friday October 30. Crews took advantage of the remaining daylight hours on Friday and worked through Saturday October 30 to clear over 20 truckloads of dirt and rocks.