Scenic Hwy. 1 to reopen — 547 days after you could last drive the coast to Big Sur

Posted In Erosion, News
Jul
8


Pacific coast. Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care

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Highway 1 up the Big Sur Coast will reopen from Cambria to Carmel by Friday, July 20.

Travelers from near and far have been unable to traverse the so-called Big Sur Highway portion of Highway 1 since Jan. 20, 2017, when Caltrans stopped traffic along the internationally acclaimed All-American Highway and scenic byway because of landslides in several areas…

Read Full Article; The Tribune San Luis Obispo (07-03-2018)

Beach bashing: Last year’s El Niño resulted in unprecedented erosion of Pacific coastline, Science Daily (02-14-2017)

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