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Highway 1 near Anderson Canyon Bridge reopens following rockslide

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Caltrans District 5
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BIG SUR, Calif. (KION) - UPDATE December 16, 2021 9:37 A.M. Caltrans District 5 crews made quick work to clear a rockslide reported along Highway 1 near the Anderson Canyon Bridge.

The slide is clear now and that portion of the highway is back open.

Caltrans says work on the Big Sur Coast will continue so travelers can still expect traffic control measures in place over the next few days.

ORIGINAL STORY

A portion of Highway 1 in Monterey County is closed because of a rock slide.

Cal Trans District 5 tweeted that the closure is near Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park near the Anderson Canyon Bridge, which is just south of McWay Falls.

CalTrans says they will assess the damage and begin cleanup when it's brighter outside.

https://twitter.com/caltransd5/status/1471489914193645570?s=21

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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Max Tarlton

Max Tarlton is a morning anchor at KION News Channel 5/46.

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