Stop the Spray :: Have you seen evidence of roadside broadcast spraying along your stretch of the coast? Roadside spraying appears as a brown defined boundary, between asphalt of the road and the private property line, where the grasses by the side of the road were sprayed with a chemical herbicide. The excuses for roadside… Read More Stop the Spray :: Herbicides along the Roadsides.
A roadwork project with its own logo, and flyer! Pitkins Curve and Rain Rocks lie south of Lucia, north of Limekiln. Pitkins Curve is The Highway 1 spot for road closure during wet winters, yet even during the dry season, the hillside is an intimidating scree of graywacke; hence the name: Rain Rocks. Most… Read More Pitkins Curve & Rain Rocks
HWY 1 – NORTHBOUND DATE: 10/07/09 – 10/08/09 TIME: 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM LOCATION: BIXBY CREEK BRIDGE ONE-WAY TRAFFIC CONTROL – 0 to 15 MINUTE DELAY BRIDGE REPAIR
Passive pensive scene with Palos Verdes at the horizon. Seemingly sublime, no? Harry Mattull paints this seaview from Palisades Park – a popular park precariously placed atop an impermanent bluff, overlying a gully-riddled, hollowed-out badland, caused by wind and water erosion on a steep clay and sandy slope. Notice how the artist paints out the… Read More Santa Monica Bluffs
State Route 1 has received funding for 3 Maintenance Projects through the American Recovery Reinvestment Act of 2009. Project #15 EA: 0L800 CalTrans District 5 County: Monterey Pacific Grove to Castroville, south of Route 1 to Tembladero Slough; also on Route 68 east of Fairground road. Upgrade guard rail, crash cushion and end treatment. $… Read More Coast Road & the ARRA of 2009