|Thursday, December 16, 2021 at 8:20 am|
|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 REOPENED SOUTH OF JULIA PFEIFFER BURNS STATE PARK
AFTER SLIDE IS CLEARED
MONTEREY COUNTY – A Highway 1 is fully reopened on the Big Sur coast at Post Mile 35.
Caltrans maintenance crews cleared a rockslide this morning at PM 35, less than a mile south of Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park and two miles north of the Esalen Institute.
Highway 1 is fully reopened at this location.
Travelers are reminded give themselves extra time when driving this winter and to take into account weather conditions, especially when traveling on this scenic byway.
For traffic updates on other state highways in Monterey County, travelers may contact Caltrans District 5 Public Affairs at 805-549-3318 or can visit the District 5 website at: https://dot.ca.gov/caltrans-near-me/district-5
One thought on “Slide cleared, highway open”
Is there more to come down? Reports from geologists/hydrologists on areas of greatest to least probability of future failure?