Highway 46 west maintenance begins June 16
Caltrans will perform maintenance on Hwy. 46 West from State Route 1 near Cambria to Vineyard Drive for a four-day period beginning Monday, June 16. Motorists will encounter lane closures in the following locations:
- Alternating lanes of Hwy. 46 West will be closed from State Route 1 to approximately six miles east of State Route 1 on Monday, June 16 from 8 am until 5 pm.
- Alternating lanes of Hwy. 46 West will be closed from six miles east of State Route 1 to Santa Rosa Creek Road/Old Creek Road on Tuesday, June 17 from 8 am until 5 pm.
- Alternating lanes of Hwy. 46 West will be closed from Santa Rosa Creek/ Old Creek Road to Vineyard Drive on Wednesday, June 18 from 8 am until 5 pm and Thursday, June 19 from 8 am to 5 pm.
Motorists will encounter one-way reversing traffic control within each approximately 6-mile section of highway which over this four day period. Motorists can expect major delays from 45 minutes to one hour and should allow extra time for any trips planned on Hwy. 46 West between State Route 1 and U.S. Highway 101.
Motorists may choose to detour via Hwy. 41 from Atascadero to Morro Bay. Electronic Message Boards will be activated to inform the public about this closure. This fog seal project is designed to improve and maintain the surface of the highway. This project is being performed by the Caltrans District 5 Maintenance Group.
Caltrans reminds motorists to move over and slow down when driving through highway work zones.