Full Highway 1 closure from 4-6 today at Granite
Date/Time: 5-20-16 at 2:50 pm
Location: Southbound State Route 1 in Monterey County, approximately four miles south of Carmel Highlands at Granite Canyon Bridge (PM 66.66).
Description of Incident:
Big rig went over embankment last night. Southbound Highway 1 is under one-way reversing traffic control. Current traffic delays of 10-15 minutes. There will be about a 60-75-minute full highway closure between 4-6 pm to move the big rig off Highway 1. Motorists are advised avoid Highway 1 or to take alternate route until the big rig has been removed and road is safe to re-open. CHP and Caltrans working collaboratively.
From David Royal, Monterey Herald today: link to Slideshow
From Nic Coury of the MCWeekly: