Cone Zone Report

Date:              Friday, June 15, 2018

District:         05 – Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz Counties

Contact:        Grant Leonard


Phone:          (831) 775-0903



TAMC CONE ZONE REPORT                                  


MONTEREY COUNTY – Here are the major scheduled road and lane closures for Monterey County from Sunday, June 17 through Saturday, June 23 – newest information is in red. Please keep in mind that construction work is weather-dependent.

Highway 1 Storm Repair Along the Big Sur Coast
Due to past slides, State Route 1 is now closed at the Ranger Station North Ragged Point Inn and at Mud Creek.

Highway 1 – Carmel: June 18 – June 21  
Caltrans will perform highway pavement maintenance on State Route 1 south of Carmel Highlands for four days beginning Monday, June 18. Motorists can expect one-way reversing traffic control from 8 am until 2 pm in the following locations:

  • Southbound Hwy. 1 at Granite Creek, south of Carmel Highlands on Monday, June 18.
  • Northbound Hwy. 1 just north of Garrapata Creek, south of Carmel Highlands on Tuesday, June 19.
  • Northbound Hwy. 1 north of Garrapata Creek, south of Carmel Highlands on Wednesday, June 20.
  • Northbound Hwy. 1 just south of Granite Creek, south of Carmel Highlands on Thursday, June 21.

There will be electronic message boards alerting the public of these lane closures and traffic control.  The California Highway Patrol (CHP) will be present to ensure a safe environment for everyone.  Motorists can expect delays not to exceed 10 minutes.

Highway 1 Climbing Lane Project: June 18 – June 22
The Climbing Lane project will move into Phase 1B this week with both day and overnight work.

Here is what is happening this week:

  • Regular daytime work hours of 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. M-F
  • Night work Tuesday (8:00 p.m. – 7:00 a.m.) and Wednesday (8:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.), June 19th and 20th                

Work will include paving Highway 1 between Carmel River Bridge and Carmel Valley Road and the south east corner of Rio Road as well as moving cement barriers to change the traffic flow on Rio Road from the north to south side by Thursday morning

Drivers wishing to avoid the intersection may detour to Carmel Valley Road and Carmel Rancho Boulevard. All business and shopping centers remain open during construction.

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Highway 68 – Monterey to Laguna Seca: June 18– June 22
Night time road work along Highway 68 between highway 1 and Laguna Seca from will result in lane closures and delays 7:30 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Highway 68 – Salinas River: June 18 – June 22
There will be alternating lane closures on eastbound and westbound Highway 68 between Spreckles Blvd and Reservation Road for bridge work. The work will occur from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Highway 101 – Greenfield to Salinas: June 18 – June 22
Daytime vegetation spraying Highway 101 between Espinosa Road in Greenfield and Boronda Road in Salinas from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.