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California Highway 1 South of Big Sur Reopens to Traffic

California Highway 1 South of Big Sur Reopens to Traffic

California's fabled Highway 1 is now open to vehicle and bicycle traffic just a few miles south of the community of Big Sur where a major rock slide that occurred on Sunday afternoon, Dec. 23, 2012, blocked both lanes.

Travelers should be aware that one-way traffic controls with flaggers will be in effect through the slide area, which remains a very active repair and cleanup zone. Motorists can expect 20 minute delays during this time.

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One Lane of California’s Highway 1 To Open Briefly Today; Crews Continue Clearing Rock Slide

One Lane of California’s Highway 1 To Open Briefly Today; Crews Continue Clearing Rock Slide Emergency road crews expect to briefly open one lane of California Highway 1 south of Big Sur today, Dec. 27, 2012, to allow vehicular and bicycle traffic through the slide area, according to the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans).

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Rock Slide Closes California’s Highway 1 Near Big Sur

Rock Slide Closes California’s Highway 1 Near Big Sur California's scenic Highway 1 is closed in both directions roughly seven miles south of Big Sur due to a rock slide that occurred on Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, at about 5 p.m.

According to a California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) spokesperson,...
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Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument’s Ajo Mountain Scenic Drive Reopens After Flooding

Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument’s Ajo Mountain Scenic Drive Reopens After Flooding Ajo Mountain Drive at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument in Arizona has reopened after being closed since Sept, 10, 2012 due to heavy monsoon flooding.

While the 21-mile scenic drive is open again, visitors are cautioned to watch for continuing maint...
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Five Great California Wine Country Scenic Road Trips to Enjoy

Five Great California Wine Country Scenic Road Trips to Enjoy From California's iconic coast to dramatic deserts and the magnificent High Sierra, the great California road trip is on just about everyone's bucket list. So what could be a better combination than pairing it with the California wine country?

With a ...
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