Articles Tagged With ‘Caltrans’




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Highway 41 to remain closed between Morro Bay and Atascadero

Following the recent storm, Highway 41 will remain closed between Morro Bay and Atascadero until mid-February, according to Caltrans. Officials closed that stretch of Highway 41 over the weekend in response to mudslides and rockslides. Now, Caltrans says 20,000 cubic... (Continue reading)

Floods, mudslides impede SLO County traffic

Floods, mudslides and rockslides shut down several San Luis Obispo County roads Sunday, causing problems for drivers but bestowing one man the opportunity to surf down the street in Grover Beach. Over the past 24 hours, San Luis Obispo County... (Continue reading)

Driver hits 400-pound bear on Highway 101

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A Grover Beach woman collided with a bear while driving on Highway 101 Saturday night near Santa Margarita. The crashed killed the bear and caused the woman’s vehicle to flip over and slide about 50 feet down the highway. [Tribune]... (Continue reading)

Planning commission rejects Laetitia Winery development

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Months after indicating it would approve the project, the San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission voted Thursday to reject a proposed housing development at the Laetitia Vineyard and Winery in rural Arroyo Grande. Planning commissioners denied the project on a... (Continue reading)

Storm causes rock slide, downs trees and power lines

Highway 1

Following a weekend storm, parts of Highway 1 and Highway 41 are closed. A rock slide spilled onto Highway 41 between Morro Bay and Atascadero, and downed trees and power lines fell on Highway 1 in Grover Beach. [KSBY] The... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande battle over interchange gets ugly

Julie Tacker

OPINION by JULIE TACKER Even though former Arroyo Grande mayor Tony Ferrara and former city manager Steve Adams have been forced out of leadership positions in Arroyo Grande, the new city manager appears to be taking direction from an employee... (Continue reading)

Traffic flowing in SLO County following mud cleanup

Highway 58 mudflow

Traffic on Highway 101 in San Luis Obispo County is now moving, following weekend delays caused by out-of-county mudslides. Flash flooding and mudslides led to the closure of parts of Interstate 5 and Highway 58 late last week, according to... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande interchange study makes sense

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OPINION by JIM GUTHRIE and JIM HILL Over the next few months the City Arroyo Grande will be making one of the most important decisions about the future of our city. Our decision on a solution for the Brisco/Halcyon congestion will... (Continue reading)

Caltrans needs to go on a staffing diet

Senator John Moorlach

OPINION By SENATOR JOHN MOORLACH This year, the majority Democratic Party found new ways to spend the $6 billion to $9 billion in additional tax revenue, passing the largest state budget in California history. Funding to fix our roads and... (Continue reading)

Caltrans tells SLO to rethink building homes near airport

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has warned the city of San Luis Obispo that it should reconsider its plan to allow the construction of high-density housing near the regional airport. In December, the city council voted 4-1, with Councilman... (Continue reading)



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