Highway 1 Closure Update, May 26th, 2023, 4 p.m.

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Re: Highway 1 Closure Update, May 26th, 2023, 4 p.m.

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It's Official. Be sure to have a valid campfire/stove permit and pack out all your trash. Leave the place you visit nicer than you found it. Enjoy your travels.


[IN THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AREA]
Is closed from 10 mi north to 10.3 mi north of the Santa Barabra/San Luis Obispo Co Line /at Valley Rd/ 24 hrs a day thru 1500 hrs on 6/29/23 - Due to construction - Motorists are advised to use an alternate route

Is closed from Limekiln State Park to 18.7 mi south of Big Sur /at Big Creek Vista Point/ (Monterey Co) - Due to rock slides - Motorists are advised to use an alternate route

1-way controlled traffic 13.1 mi north of Las Cruces /at Jamala Rd/ (Santa Barbara Co) - Due to washout

1-way controlled traffic 5.6 mi north of Point Reyes /at Ellis Creek/ (Marin Co) 24 hrs a day 7 days a week thru 1830 hrs on 8/16/23 - Due to construction

1-way controlled traffic at various locations from 6.2 mi north of the Jct of SR 116 /at Meyers Grade Rd/ to 7 mi north of the Jct of SR 116 (Sonoma Co) 24 hrs a day thru 2359 hrs on 6/30/23 - Due to construction

1-way controlled traffic at various locations from 14.1 mi north of the Jct of SR 116 /at Coleman Gulch/ to 14.6 mi north of the Jct of SR 116 (Sonama Co) 24 hrs a day thru 2359 hrs on 6/30/23 - Due to construction
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Re: Highway 1 Closure Update, May 26th, 2023, 4 p.m.

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Great news! Time to grab your loppers ad saws and hit the trails. I can only imagine how rough some of these trails have become
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Highway 1 Closure Update, May 26th, 2023, 4 p.m.

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For all you hikers and backpackers out there. Caltrans has released an update for Highway 1 South of Paul's Slide.

Listed below are the Updated Trails Closure Accessible dates along Hwy 1 closures and Nacimiento Road Closures, post May 26th, 2023, 4 p.m.

• Salmon Creek Trail, Accessible May 26th, 4 p.m.
• Cruickshank Trail, Accessible May 26th, 4 p.m.
• Soda Springs, Accessible May 26th, 4 p.m.
• Buckeye Trail, Accessible May 26th, 4 p.m.
• Vicente Flat/Kirk Creek Trail, Accessible May 26th, 4 p.m.
• Cone Peak Trail, Accessible May 26th, 4 p.m. via Kirk Creek Trail
• Prewitt Loop, Accessible May 26th, 4 p.m.
• Boronda Trail (Timber Top), Already Open
• Plaskett Creek Campground, Accessible, May 26th, 4 p.m., We don't know if it will open or not on that date.

Current Status Highway 1 per Cal Trans
Date: Tuesday, May 16, 2023
District: 05 – Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey, San Benito, and Santa Cruz Counties
Contact: Kevin Drabinski or Alexa Bertola
Phone: (805) 549-3138 or (805) 549-3237
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


UPDATE #41

CONVOY MAY 17 FOR LOCAL RESIDENTS THROUGH GILBERT’S SLIDE

MOVEMENT OF SOUTHERN CLOSURE EXPECTED FRIDAY MAY 26

MONTEREY / SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTIES – Local residents will be able to pass through repair work at Gilbert’s Slide north of Gorda for resupply activities on Wednesday May 17.

The schedule for resupply travel for local residents and fuel vehicles will be Wednesday May 17 from 7:00 am to 7:30 am, and again later that day from 4:30 pm to 5:00 pm. A contractor led convoy will direct travel through the Caltrans maintenance facility.

Southern Closure of Hwy. 1 to Move North on Friday May 26

The southern closure of Highway 1 is scheduled to move 21 miles north of Ragged Point on Friday May 26, at 4 pm.

The southern closure will be placed at one half mile south of Paul’s Slide. There will be no parking at the turnaround area. Limekiln State Park will remain closed with entry into the Park strictly prohibited.

Crews working 12-hour shifts and seven days a week at Paul’s Slide, anticipate that they will have a more refined estimate on the reopening of Hwy. 1 at that location by July 1. The current estimate for reopening the Hwy. 1 at Paul’s Slide is several months.

Repairs also continue at the Dani Creek Slide, immediately north of Paul’s Slide, with work now estimated to be completed by mid-July.

Once the southern Hwy. 1 closure moves north, travelers on Hwy. 1 north of Ragged Point will encounter areas of intermittent traffic control as repairs to damage from winter storms continues at various locations.

Travelers are asked to anticipate these areas of intermittent traffic control and to reduce their speed and increase their awareness accordingly.

Additionally, travelers will encounter long-term signalized traffic control at 0.8 miles north of the San Luis Obispo/Monterey County line where slope stabilization work continues.

Highway 1 remains open through Morro Bay, Cambria, San Simeon, and the Ragged Point Inn, with all coastal San Luis Obispo County businesses open.

Highway 1 also remains open with full access to all coastal businesses for 50 miles from Monterey south to the Big Creek Vista area in Monterey County.

Road information and updates can also be found on Caltrans District 5 Social Media platforms: Twitter at: @CaltransD5, Facebook at: Caltrans Central Coast (District 5) and Instagram at: Caltrans_D5.
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