LIMITED ACCESS TO AND FROM FERNWOOD SLIDE 1/10/17

 

Just in from the Big Sur Chamber if you need to drive north of Fernwood:

To accommodate locals, tomorrow morning, January 11, at 8 AM and every two hours thereafter Caltrans is going to accommodate LOCAL traffic only through the Fernwood closure area for up to 15 minutes if conditions allow. 

(please keep in mind this could change depending on the conditions after the rains tonight)

By the way, Kate’s internet is down at the moment, so I’m posting this for her.

Previous update from Caltrans:

LIMITED TIME AND ACCESS FROM VENTANA TO FERNWOOD–THIS IS ONLY FOR LOCALS, EMERGENCY SERVICES AND VISITORS WISHING TO LEAVE THE BIG SUR AREA!!!
AT 1 PM:
HWY. 1 WILL OPEN ONE LANE TO ALLOW NORTHBOUND TRAFFIC TO EXIT FROM FULLERS PAST FERNWOOD.
AT 1:30 PM:
HWY. 1 WILL OPEN ONE LANE TO ALLOW SOUTHBOUND TRAFFIC TO ENTER FROM FERNWOOD TO FULLERS…LOCALS AND EMERGENCY SERVICES.
AT 2:00 PM:
HWY. 1 WILL CLOSE AGAIN INDEFINITELY TO WORK ON CLEARING THE ACTIVE SLIDES…THANK YOU FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING AND COOPERATION.
As for the update HWY. 1 STILL REMAINS CLOSED from Ragged Pt. (SLO PM 72.87) to Fernwood (MON PM 47.03).  Emergency vehicles and locals can get from south of Mud Creek (south of PM 8.8) to Ragged Point.  SOUTHBOUND ONLY.   Locals in between Fuller’s (PM 42) and Fernwood (PM 47.03) can move between those five miles only.  Hotline recording will be updated to show the ONE HOUR TRAFFIC ACCESS N/B AND S/B AT FERWOOD BETWEEN 1PM AND 2PM DETAILED ABOVE.  Another update will be provided around 4 PM today.

~ by lucasryancv on January 10, 2017.

4 Responses to “LIMITED ACCESS TO AND FROM FERNWOOD SLIDE 1/10/17”

  1. Ah, winter.

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  2. from CPOA:

    Hello Everyone,

    The following just in from the Big Sur Chamber if you need to drive north of Fernwood.

    To accommodate locals, tomorrow morning, January 11, at 8 AM and every two hours thereafter Caltrans is going to accommodate LOCAL traffic only through the Fernwood closure area for up to 15 minutes if conditions allow.

    Just a note from me, please keep in mind this could change depending on the conditions after the rains tonight.

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  3. FYI~ Rains just ended here in Carmel!

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  4. Good morning Again, everyone, frequent updates today!

    FOR LOCALS AND EMERGENCY SERVICES ONLY, this morning, January 11, CONTINUING at 10 AM and EVERY 30 MINUTES thereafter Caltrans is going to accommodate LOCAL TRAFFIC ONLY through the Fernwood Closure area (PM 47.03)

    The below info. remains the same:

    The plan is to have school buses do their usual routes–without having the parents meet the kids on the north side of the closure this afternoon–If anything changes, we’ll let you know.

    LOCALS now have access to and from Ragged Pt. to Pitkins (PM 21.3). There is still the residual slide at Mud Creek (PM 8.8) but LOCALS will be allowed around it. Paul’s Slide (PM 21.6) is still active and closed. Slide clearing is still being done at Fernwood (PM 47.03)

    As for the update TO THE PUBLIC, HWY. 1 STILL REMAINS CLOSED from Ragged Pt. (SLO PM 72.87) to Fernwood (MON PM 47.03). The hotline recording will be updated to reflect the more frequent traffic flow. Another update will be provided this afternoon around 3 pm.

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