Caltrans TCB Road Closure Update – 5-24-24

Drone view of new access road allowing heavy equipment to continue working to clear the landslide on the side of SR-27.
  • Clearance work will continue through Memorial Day weekend.
  • A long-reach excavator is pulling down the landslide material from the bottom to augment spider excavator and bulldozer pushing down landslide material to SR-27, where a loader is moving dirt, rocks and boulders to plies along the roadway. The attached video shows the spider excavator digging up and dumping landslide material down the steep hillside slope.
  • Trucks are hauling away the material to various locations from about 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., traveling on closed section of SR 27 to Pacific Coast Highway (State Route 1). Motorists can expect to see more truck traffic on PCH during off-peak traffic hours.
  • Caltrans is frequently monitoring the temporary signals at Tuna Canyon Road to ensure the system is working properly. But motorists can expect delays at times depending on the amount of traffic.
  • Caltrans has installed fences to block access to the work zone. Please respect this so we can proceed quickly and safely. Interruptions causes all work to stop.
  • We have a webpage with project overview on the Caltrans District 7 site: State Route 27 Landslide Recovery Plan | Caltrans
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