|Date:||Sunday, December 26, 2021 at 11 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) 549-3237FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HIGHWAY 1 ON THE BIG SUR COAST NOW OPEN FOLLOWING ROCKSLIDE ACTIVITY|
MONTEREY/SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTIES – Highway 1 on the Big Sur Coast between Ragged Point in San Luis Obispo County and near Deetjen’s Big Sur Inn in Monterey County (44.6 miles) has re-opened as of 11 am following rockslides in multiple locations which has been removed by Caltrans maintenance crews.
Travelers should drive carefully during the winter driving season and be aware of Caltrans, tow trucks and emergency responders on the highway.
For traffic updates on other state highways in Monterey and San Luis Obispo Counties, 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