Highway 1 Operational Improvements in Santa Cruz County Continues with Upcoming Ramp Closures of the Fishhook and Highway 17
A project to resurface Highway 1 from the North Aptos undercrossing to the junction with State Route 9 which began on Monday, June 3rd will continue next week with overnight closures of the Fishhook beginning Sunday night, November 3 in the following locations:
- The northbound connector ramps at the Fishhook will be fully closed Sunday, Nov. 3 through Friday morning, Nov. 8 during the overnight hours from 9 pm to 5 am.
- The southbound connector ramps at the Fishhook will be fully closed Sunday, Nov. 3 through Friday morning, Nov. 8 during the overnight hours from 10 pm to 6 am.
- Detours will be provided via construction (orange) signs.
NOTE: Please Refer to Detour Maps below.
Construction occurs each week Sunday night through Friday morning from 9 pm until 6 am. Caltrans will announce in advance when these ramps closures will occur or if roadwork at a given location is completed early or requires additional closures.
Electronic message boards will be activated to advise travelers about this roadwork.
The contractor for this $22 million project is Granite Construction of Watsonville, CA.
This project will include upgrades to Americans With Disabilities Ramps (ADA), bridge rail replacement at the Fish Hook and Ocean Street bridges, improvements to electrical systems, bridge deck treatments and the replacement of concrete barriers. It’s scheduled to complete by the end of 2020.
Caltrans reminds motorists to move over and slow down when driving through highway work zones.
For more information on this project and for traffic updates on other Caltrans projects in Santa Cruz County, residents may call the District 5 Public Affairs Office at (805) 549-3318 or visit Caltrans’ website.