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California Highway 1 Reopens to Vehicles After Crews Remove Rocks

California Highway 1 Reopens to Vehicles After Crews Remove RocksCaltrans crews have reopened California Highway 1 at Pitkins Curve/Rain Rocks (Mile Marker 21.3), about 25 miles south of Big Sur, after removing rocks and debris that came tumbling down March 28, 2012.

The highway, which reopened April 5 at 4 p.m. after its final eight-hour closure period, is now back to normal 24/7 operations. One-way traffic control with signals at each end of the rock shed/ bridge project will be in effect as it was prior to the slide.
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California Highway 1 Hit by New Rock Slide

California Highway 1 Hit by New Rock Slide UPDATE 2: Caltrans will shut down California Highway 1 about 25 miles south of Big Sur from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 3, 2012 for crane and demolition repair work.

The area at Pitkins Curve/Rain Rocks (Mile Marker 21.3) was hit by a major r...
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California Highway 1 to Reopen Mid-Week 25 Miles South Of Big Sur

California Highway 1 to Reopen Mid-Week 25 Miles South Of Big Sur

UPDATE:  Caltrans has reopened Highway 1 to traffic. The agency announced that as of 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, the coastal road is once again able to safely handle vehicles.

ORIGINAL STORY: California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) offici...

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Rock Slide Again Closes California’s Big Sur Coastal Highway 1

Rock Slide Again Closes California’s Big Sur Coastal Highway 1 Mother Nature once again indefinitely closed the fabled California Highway 1 coastal route Monday, Jan. 23, 2012, due to a major rock slide 25 miles south of Big Sur.

Heavy winter rains swept into Central California Sunday, drenching the rugged and st...
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Utah Valley Expecting Scenic Fall Colors to Surpass Previous Years

Utah Valley Expecting Scenic Fall Colors to Surpass Previous Years Another dazzling fall colors season is being forecast for Utah Valley, south of Salt Lake City, Utah, by area resorts and businesses as they gear up for autumn festivals and harvest events.

"Utah's impressive display of fall foliage entices both Utah ...
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