Caltrans Responds to Road Closures Following Winter Storms

Flooding on State Route 144 (Photo: Caltrans)

Caltrans maintenance and engineering forces are responding to the following highway closures on the Central Coast:


  • Due to slide activity just north of Salmon Creek at Post Mile 2.8, Highway 1 on the Big Sur coast is closed from 2.6 miles north of the San Luis Obispo/Monterey County line to Radio Point at PM 4.6. There is no estimate for opening. Hwy. 1 also remains closed from Dolan Point at PM 29.7 to just south of Limekiln State Park at PM 20.
Rockslide on State Route 144 (Photo: Caltrans)


  • State Route 192 is closed from Coyote Road to Chelham Way due to downed power lines on the roadway. There is no estimate for re-opening.
  • State Route 192 is closed near Mission Canyon Lane due to a tree blocking all lanes. There is no estimate for re-opening.
  • State Route 144 is closed from north Salinas Street to the Junction of State Route 192 due to flooding and slide activity.
  • Highway 1 is closed from Black Road to Solomon Road due to roadway flooding. There is no estimate for re-opening.
  • Highway 246 is closed from Sweeney Road to Mission Gate Road due to flooding. There is no estimate for opening.
Mud slide on State Route 192 (Photo: Caltrans)

Caltrans personnel remain on 24-hour storm patrol and will respond to incidents as they occur and when safe to do so.  Please drive safely when all highway workers/emergency responders are present.

Road information and updates can also be found on Caltrans District 5 Social Media platforms: Twitter at: @CaltransD5, Facebook at: Caltrans Central Coast (District 5) and Instagram/Threads at: Caltrans_D5.

Caltrans “QuickMap” offers a variety of features and can be an App on smartphones. It provides ‘real time’ information for lane closures. It includes CHP incidents, fire information, live web cam locations and additional information.

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