Highway 1 Operational Improvements in Santa Cruz County Continues with Overnight Ramp Closures of the Fishhook Tonight
A seven-mile project to resurface Highway 1 which began last June continues with an overnight closure of the southbound Fishhook Thursday, February 13. Details are as follows:
- The southbound connector ramp at the Fishhook (southbound Hwy. 17 to southbound Hwy. 1) will be fully closed on Thursday night, Feb. 13 through Friday morning, Feb. 14 during the overnight hours from 9:30 pm to 6 am.
- Detours will be provided via construction (orange) signs. Electronic message boards have been activated.
NOTE: Please Refer to Detour Map Below (also attached).
Construction continues each week Sunday night through Friday morning from 9 pm until 6 am, weather permitting. If there is rain, the roadwork will move to the following night within the work window. Caltrans will announce in advance when these ramps closures will occur or if roadwork at a specific location is completed early or requires additional closures
Electronic message signs will be activated to advise travelers about this roadwork.
The contractor for this $22 million project is Granite Construction of Watsonville, CA.
This project on Hwy. 1 extends from north Aptos up to the junction of State Route 9 and includes 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 Caltran’s website.
–See Detour Map Below–