Cal Trans Update, Sun. 1/22/17
HiGHWAY `1 UPDATE
Sunday, January 22
+++EMERGENCY VEHICLES ONLY NOW ALLOWED THRU ANDERSON CLOSURE–LOCALS WILL BE CITED BY CHP AND NOT ALLOWED TO TURN AROUND+++
State Route 1 CONTINUES closed from Ragged Point (SLO PM 72.87) to Anderson Canyon Bridge (MON PM 35.4) due to rock/mudslides in multiple locations. The newest slide is located at PM 35, requiring the closure to move from Lucia (PM 23) to Anderson Canyon Bridge (PM 35.4).
LOCALS AND GUESTS ONLY MAY TRAVEL SOUTH TODAY, SUNDAY FROM 7 AM UNTIL 3 PM , FROM ESALEN (PM 32.4) TO BE ESCORTED BY A PLOW TRUCK AROUND PAUL’S SLIDE (PM 21.6) IN ORDER TO TAKE COUNTY ROAD “NACIMIENTO FERGUSON” (PM 18.90) SOUTH, AS THERE IS AN ACTIVE SLIDE AND FULL CLOSURE AT MUD CREEK (PM 8.8) . NO NORTHBOUND TRAFFIC WILL BE ALLOWED.
Who can travel where is open to some considerable doubt due to wording, issued and reissued by the PIO, but the road is definitely closed to all in at least two locations, including locals.
ROADWAY IS ONLY PASSABLE TO LOCALS, ONLY WHERE MENTIONED ABOVE, IN BETWEEN THE CLOSURES AT THIS TIME.
Another update will be provided TOMORROW morning, Monday, Jan. 23 or sooner if conditions change.
The pictures are from this morning of Mud Creek (PM 8.8) and Anderson Cyn Slide (PM 35.4) respectively –where’s there’s barely space for Emergency Vehicles to be allowed thru by CHP.