Storm brings widespread problems to morning commute

Tuesday road report

SALINAS, Calif. - Drivers are finding it difficult to get around this morning, as another round of wind and rain has produced widespread problems on Central Coast roads.

Here is a list of trouble spots as reported by the California Highway Patrol:

Highway 1

  • New closure at mile marker 29, south of Slates Hot Springs

Highway 9

  • The northbound lane is closed between Glengarry Road and Rincon due to a mudslide
  • A mudslide is blocking lanes at McGaffigan Road. Power lines are hanging over the roadway Caltrans is working to clear the slide. PG&E has been notifie.
  • Mud and rocks are blocking the southbound lane between Boulder Creek and Brookdale
  • A tree is in the roadway at the intersection of Bear Creek Road

Highway 17

  • Mud and rocks are in the northbound lane near Sugarloaf Road

 Highway 152

  • Both lanes are closed from Pole Line Road to Casserly due to slides. Closure is expected to continue until February 10
  • Flooding reported just east of Fergusson

Bear Creek Rd

  • Roadway is flooded at Deerwood Drive

Bonita Road

  • The road is blocked in both directions at Clubhouse Drive by a fallen tree

Graham Hill Road

  • Mud and a downed tree are blocking the northbound lane at 500 Graham Hill Road

Harkins Slough Road

  • Both lanes are blocked by a downed tree at Buena Vista Dr

Jamison Creek Road

  • A downed tree is blocking the road near Big Basin Way (Highway 236)

Monterey Road

  • Roadway is flooded at Masten Avenue in Gilroy

San Andreas Road at Playa Blvd.

  • Downed tree and power lines

Soquel San Jose Road

  • Closed in both directions due to a downed tree blocking all lanes near Summit Woods Road




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