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Parts of Highway 1 remain closed due to storm-related damages

State of California - Department of Transportation

MONTEREY AND SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTIES, Calif. – Portions of Highway 1 are expected to remain closed for the next three to four weeks due to three major slides along the Big Sur coast.

Repairs are currently underway at Paul's Slide at PM 22, Mill Creek slide at PM 18 and at the Polar Star slide in northern San Luis Obispo County, one mile south of Ragged Point.

The Polar Star slide had its major activity on Jan. 4 of this year and as of Jan. 21, crews have began working to clear the slide from above with an estimated window for limited access set at four weeks, weather permitting.

The closure point for northbound traffic on Highway 1 is located at elephant seal vista area, four miles north of San Simeon.

For the most up to date road closures from Caltrans, click here for an interactive map.

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