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Caltrans warns of possible Highway 1 closure during this week’s forecasted storm

Posted at 2:08 PM, Nov 26, 2018

Caltrans is warning drivers Highway 1 could be closed south of Big Sur later this week.

It comes as a major storm is forecast to hit the Central Coast beginning Wednesday.

Caltrans issued a 48-hour traffic advisory on Monday, alerting drivers it is possible Highway 1 could be closed south of Big Sur. The area is prone to rock slides. Caltrans closed a stretch of Highway 1 last week over the same concerns.

A 24-hour update will be sent out on Tuesday. Caltrans says it will either confirm or cancel the plans for a full closure.