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05/30/24

Brush Clearing: A Surefire Way to Reduce Risk

Wildfire is probably the greatest risk to life in Topanga. Fires can be dangerous here because of seasonal winds, rugged terrain, heavy vegetation growth, many older combustible homes clustered together, and narrow roads. Creating a defensible space is not only…
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05/28/24

Caltrans TCB Road Closure Update – 5-28-24

Clearance work is progressing well. 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…
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05/24/24

Caltrans TCB Road Closure Update – 5-24-24

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…
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05/22/24

Caltrans TCB Road Closure Update 5-21-24

Bulldozers and excavators are pushing down landslide material to SR-27, where dirt, rocks and boulders are being moved away by loaders so the pile doesn’t grow too big and spill over into the environmentally sensitive Topanga Creek. Work is continuing…
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05/17/24

Caltrans TCB Road Closure Update – 5-17-24

Caltrans has built an access road to the top scarp. The road zigzags left of the slide area to move heavy equipment to the top of the hillside. Due to this activity, the slide area is an active construction zone…
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05/15/24

Caltrans TCB Road Closure Update 5-14-24

UPDATE 5/14: Topanga Canyon Landslide at Postmile 1.8 on SR-27 Caltrans is building an access road to the top scarp. Work began May 10 and it will take several days to complete. The road will zigzag left of the slide…
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05/11/24

Caltrans TCB Closure Update 5-10-24

UPDATE 5/10: Topanga Canyon Landslide at Postmile 1.8 on SR-27 Caltrans is replacing a dirt berm and silt fence that protects Topanga Creek with a rock fence due to concerns about dirt falling into the environmentally sensitive creek during slide…
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05/04/24

Caltrans TCB Closure Update 5-3-24

UPDATE 5/3: Topanga Canyon Landslide at Postmile 1.8 on SR-27 Caltrans’ Botanist team is surveying the Topanga Canyon slide area for Fountain Grass, a non-native invasive plant. It will even grow vigorously in the gaps between sections of concrete and…
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04/30/24

Butterfly Day in Topanga

This year’s Butterfly Day is Sunday, May 5, from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. Butterfly Day is a non-profit environmental festival held at the Mountain Mermaid in Topanga. The day-long celebration brings our community together to promote pollinator awareness and…
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04/30/24

Caltrans TCB Closure Update 4-30-24

UPDATE 4/30: Topanga Canyon Landslide at Postmile 1.8 on SR-27 Caltrans has met with Los Angeles County Public Works Department and is starting three joint task forces: Geology report review, material haul route planning, and emergency traffic management groups. These…
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04/30/24

See OneTopanga.com’s New Look

AFTER 14 YEARS, ONETOPANGA.COM GETS MORE THAN JUST A FACELIFT. Dear Topangans, It’s finally here — a much-needed update of Topanga’s community website. Because of the current TCB road closure, the Topanga Town Council elected to launch the new OneTopanga…
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04/27/24

Caltrans TCB Closure Update 4-26-24

UPDATE 4/26: Topanga Canyon Landslide at Postmile 1.8 on SR-27 Our Geotechnical Services team is mapping the slide. A Geotechnical Report will take about 1.5 to 2 weeks to complete. Information from the mapping operations will be used to refine the…