Parts of highway 1 closed due to inclement weather
–Caltrans has received confirmation from the National Weather Service (NOAA) that a significant storm is in the forecast to begin in approximately the next 24-hours for the areas of Mud Creek and Paul’s Slide on State Route 1 in the Big Sur area.
These portions of road have been closed as of noon on Wednesday, Nov. 28 due to a significant storm. Caltrans will have Geotech, Maintenance and Construction units on call and prepared to inspect/clean up during daylight hours when the storm ends and it is safe to be onsite again.
The gates on either side of Mud Creek and Paul’s Slide will be key locked. These gates will not be manned when the highway is closed. No one, including Emergency Services or Caltrans employees will be allowed access until a proper assessment can be made and any necessary cleanup has been completed.
Stand by for additional information.