|Date:||Wednesday, January 12, 2022|
|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
WEEKDAY ONE-HOUR DELAYS AT SITE OF SLIDE ON HIGHWAY 1 NEAR RAGGED POINT TO END/ONE WAY REVERSING TRAFFIC CONTROL BEGINS TOMORROW
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY – Continued efforts to remove slide material from above the roadway on Highway 1 in northern San Luis Obispo County has progressed to the point that the one-hour delays for travelers which began last week will be suspended.
Beginning Thursday, Jan.13, travelers will encounter one-way reversing traffic control in the immediate vicinity of the Polar Star slide, one mile south of Ragged Pont at Post Mile 71.8 weekdays from 7 am to 5 pm with delays not expected to exceed 15 minutes.
This schedule is anticipated to be in effect until the end of next week.
Message and directional signs will be in place to alert travelers in the area. Please drive safely in this area due to the presence of highway workers.
For traffic updates on other state highways in San Luis Obispo 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