Planned attraction enactment this period connected the Big Sur coast's historical Bixby Bridge on Highway 1 volition effect successful afloat overnight closures for 3 weeks opening Monday.
The overnight closures volition instrumentality spot from 10 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. The archetypal nighttime of the closure volition beryllium Monday.
During the archetypal week of attraction work, Highway 1 astatine the Bixby Bridge volition beryllium closed from Monday, July 12 done Thursday, July 15, during the supra specified hours, according to a Caltrans spokesperson. But, Highway 1 volition beryllium unfastened for the play opening astatine 6:30 a.m. Friday, July 16.
During the 2nd week, Highway 1 volition adjacent from Sunday, July 18 done Thursday, July 22, astatine 10 p.m., reopening astatine 6:30 a.m. connected each of the consequent mornings. Highway 1 volition past beryllium unfastened for the play opening astatine 6:30 a.m., Friday, July 23.
During the 3rd week, Highway 1 astatine the Bixby Bridge volition beryllium closed Sunday, July 25 done Thursday, July 29, from 10 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. Highway 1 astatine the Bixby Bridge volition beryllium unfastened without immoderate further closures opening astatine 6:30 a.m., Friday, July 30.
Caltrans officials said that owed to the usage of a ample crane and different dense instrumentality connected the span during the closure, the roadway volition instrumentality astatine slightest 30 minutes to reopen for exigency vehicles.
Caltrans is moving intimately with the California Highway Patrol to coordinate postulation power and exigency effect during closure hours. There is nary detour for this closure, and postulation power volition nonstop motorists to instrumentality on Highway 1 successful the absorption approached.
Electronic messaging and directional signs volition alert motorists successful beforehand of the closure area.
Completed successful 1932, Monterey County's Bixby Bridge is 1 of the astir photographed bridges successful California and 1 of the highest bridges of its benignant successful the world.