New Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge Restores Vital Highway 1 Link to Big Sur

New Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge Restores Vital Highway 1 Link to Big Sur

Big Sir, CA…In this Caltrans News Flash, we meet on Highway 1 in Big Sur to celebrate the newly completed Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge. Through innovative design and collaboration, Caltrans was able to build a new bridge in seven months when a project of this magnitude would normally take 7-8 years. The original bridge was damaged […]

Firefighters Contain Vegetation Fire at 2.3 Acres

Firefighters Contain Vegetation Fire at 2.3 Acres

Gonzales, CA…On Monday August 7, 2017 CAL FIRE received reports of a wildland fire in the Southern region of Monterey County. Firefighters from CAL FIRE along with fire crews from Correctional Training Facility(CTF) along with The City of Gonzales Fire Department personnel responded to the 32000 block of River Rd. Upon arrival firefighters were able […]

Faulty Power Lines Cause Vegetation Fire in Southern Monterey County

Faulty Power Lines Cause Vegetation Fire in Southern Monterey County

Bradley, CA…At approximately 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday June 28, 2017th CAL FIRE received reports of a Vegetation fire near the community of Bradley in Southern Monterey County. California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) along with crews from South Monterey County Fire Protection District (SoMoCo) and personnel from Camp Roberts Base responded to […]

Caltrans Removes Damaged Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge, Plans To Quickly Re-Build

Caltrans Removes Damaged Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge, Plans To Quickly Re-Build

Monterey, CA…The Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge on State Route 1 was closed to pedestrian and vehicular traffic February 15, 2017, after heavy rains caused a landslide under the structure damaging one of its main support columns. The bridge, which was built in 1968, was demolished over the span of a week. Engineers used a 6,000 ton […]

Traffic Update…Fatality On Hwy 1 North Of Santa Cruz

Traffic Update…Fatality On Hwy 1 North Of Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, CA…Lanes are reopening on Hwy 1 near Wilder Ranch State Park as they are finishing their investigation into a fatal, head on collision in the are…. Incident: 00259 Type: Fatality Location: Sr1 / Wilder Ranch State Park Loc Desc: Lat/Lon: 36.969251 -122.116672 Close Detail Information 7:25 PM 16 [74] B26-024 1039 ENTAC 7:24 […]

Storm Related Road Closures From Monterey CHP

Storm Related Road Closures From Monterey CHP

Monterey, CA…Below is the latest list of weather related road closures from the Monterey CHP Office. Please use caution out there today. Incident: 00136 Type: CLOSURE of a Road Location: MONTEREY CHP Loc Desc: ROAD CLOSURES MTY CNTY Lat/Lon: 36.655741 -121.636514 Close Detail Information 5:18 AM 11 [23] 170221MY00049 CACHAGUA AT CVR MM 1.5 HARD […]

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