Category: Big Sur

Large Piece California’s Highway 1 Near Big Sur Collapses

A large chunk of California’s Highway 1 near the Big Sur area collapsed into the ocean in the midst of a mudslide triggered by heavy rains, officials said. The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Fifth District wrote a message Friday warning drivers of the closure due to a “partial washout.” The washout occurred near Rat Creek…


Large Section of California’s Highway 1 Near Big Sur Collapses

A large chunk of California’s Highway 1 near Big Sur collapsed and fell into the Pacific Ocean after a winter storm triggered a mudslide, officials said. A California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Fifth District message warned drivers of the closure on Jan. 29 from a “partial washout.” The washout occurred near Rat Creek about 15 miles south…


Piece of California’s Highway 1 Near Big Sur Collapses

A large chunk of California’s Highway 1 near Big Sur collapsed and fell into the Pacific Ocean after a winter storm triggered a mudslide, officials said. A California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Fifth District message warned drivers of the closure on Jan. 29 from a “partial washout.” The washout occurred near Rat Creek about 15 miles south…