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Pitkins Curve: Transportation Construction Management

Rather than continuing to repair Highway 1 at Pitkins Curve or attempting to stabilize a cliff face whose underlying geologic composition would not benefit from mitigating measures, Caltrans determined that bypassing the curve with a bridge would be an optimal solution. Repeated rock slides at Pitkins Curve have hollowed the side of the cliff into a concave shape; connecting either side of the carved-out area with a bridge will allow the slides to continue without affecting motorists on the bridge. The bypassed portion of the old highway will be left intact, but inaccessible to traffic, so that it will catch debris from future rock slides.

Greenfield Shrinkwrap

Did you know it was possible to shrinkwrap an entire building? It can help contain toxic substances like lead ...

San Jose Creek Update

Work at the San Jose Creek will stop October 31, 2012, and resume in May of 2013, as environmental permits are in ...