Highway one near Big Sur to close as heavy rains approach. Cal Trans announcing the closure that will occur at both the Mud Creek and Paul’s Slide areas.
The road way will close around mid-morning today. Gates on either side of Mud Creek and Paul’s Slide will be locked. They will not be manned once highway one closes. It’s part of a new policy for Cal Trans. To close the road way and send out a 48-hour traffic advisory so people can make alternate travel plans, obtain supplies if they live out there and otherwise prepare for a possible closure and isolation.