Highway 1 was buried under a massive landslide. Months later, engineers battle Mother Nature to fix it

Los Angeles Times » Ever since May, when a near-vertical slope of mountain collapsed at a place called Mud Creek, teams of geologists and engineers have clawed over rocks and boulders, through brush and chaparral, to come up with a plan for reconnecting Big Sur’s severed coastal artery.

2017-11-13T14:43:38-08:00November 9th, 2017|California, Highways|

Calif. uses ABC for first time to replace bridge destroyed in landslide

Equipment World’s Better Roads » A 49-year-old concrete bridge in the Big Sur community of California that collapsed from a landslide has been replaced after eight months, the state’s department of transportation reports. Caltrans used accelerate bridge construction for the first time to build the new State Route 1 Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge.

2017-10-18T13:31:45-08:00October 17th, 2017|Bridges, California, Highways|

Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge reopens, allowing coastal access to Big Sur

San Luis Obispo Tribune » After an eight-month wait, Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge in Big Sur finally reopened on Friday.

2017-10-17T13:31:33-08:00October 13th, 2017|California, Highways|

Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge almost ready for opening day

KSWB » The Highway 1 project, is set to open Friday, Caltrans says.

2017-10-12T09:23:53-08:00October 9th, 2017|Bridges, California, General Interest, Highways, Roads|

Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge in Big Sur to open Oct. 13

Monterey Herald » Caltrans says the new Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge will open Oct. 13, eight months after the transportation agency shut down the bridge along Highway 1 just south of Big Sur Station.

2017-10-06T13:30:59-08:00October 3rd, 2017|Bridges, California|

Travel Big Sur inches toward normalcy as new Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge slated to open

San Francisco Chronicle » Autumn has always brought some of the best weather to Big Sur, but this year it heralds the arrival of something even more sought after: the new Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge.

2017-09-26T10:44:32-08:00September 6th, 2017|Bridges, California, Highways|
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