Highway 1 will close at Paul's Slide near Big Sur at 5 p.m. on Saturday, according to Caltrans.
The decision comes after a major storm is forecast to hit the area.
Mud Creek will also shut down. That is planned for Sunday at 9 a.m.
Road conditions will be reassessed.
#Hwy1 #BigSur Update: due to major storm forecast, section at Paul's Slide (Mile Marker 21.5) will CLOSE at 5pm on Sat, 11/30 while Mud Creek (MM 9) will shut down at 9am Sunday, 12/1. Our crews will assess road conditions when safe. @bigsurkate @BigSurCChttps://t.co/wIsxEvlBnI— Caltrans District 5 (@CaltransD5) November 29, 2019