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Carmel to Cambria: Construction Alert

Heading down the Big Sur coast, as Devian Gilbert of Asana Cyles so often does? (That’s one of his bikes pictured above.)

Thanks to Kaki Cheung of TAMC for the Carmel to Cambria Highway 1 construction update from Caltrans.

Share a PDF of this info with others: NR-Cambria2CarmelProjectUpdate10.28.10

Today’s date: Thursday, October 28, 2010

District: 5 – Santa Barbara, SLO, Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito Counties

Contact: Susana Z. Cruz (Bilingual) or Colin Jones

Phone: (805) 549-3138 or (805) 549-3189




§   Placement of hot mix asphalt overlay on 3 ½ miles of existing highway continues from about 12

miles south of Big Sur just north of Burns Creek Bridge to south of Partington Ridge Road.

One-way traffic control is in effect with daytime work hours tomorrow, Oct. 29 and overnight work next week from 6 pm to 6 am. Work is scheduled to complete by Friday, Nov. 5, weather permitting.

§  Construction on a retaining wall project near Gamboa Point, three miles north of Lucia is completed including striping.

§   Traffic continues down to one lane just south of Lucia at Dani Creek with a temporary signal in

place for soundwall installation. Work hours are from 7 am to 5 pm daily with work expected to be

completed at the end of summer of 2011. Cyclists traveling southbound are required to press the

signal button to activate a longer period to safely get through the narrow one-way uphill


§   The temporary signal about two miles south of Lucia at Pitkins Curve/Rain Rocks for the

bridge/rockshed project remains in operation 24/7 with the project expected to be complete in

winter 2012/2013.

SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY: No projects currently under construction along this stretch in SLO County.

Caltrans reminds motorists/cyclists to “Share the Road” and that “we’re here to get you there.” For more information, you can call the toll-free project hotline at (888) 836-0866 or visit

This post was published on 28 October 2010. One or more changes last made to this post on 30 October 2013.

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