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Big Sur Landslide Being Called The Biggest In State History PDF Print E-mail
Written by Randy Post   
Monday, 29 May 2017 22:39
The Big Sur landslide or Mud Creek landslide on the PCH, the worst Caltrans has ever seen.

A massive landslide covered California's famous Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) in 35 to 45 feet of soil and rock over a distance of 1,500 feet. Caltrans is calling the landslide 'one of a kind' and one of the biggest in the State's recorded history, and '...by far the worst we have ever seen'. Wired Magazine has a great before and after picture to view the magnitude of this massive landslide. The slide is also being called the Mud Creek slide. It cuts off the southern route into the popular tourist destination called Big Sur. The latest information is that the highway could be closed for months, possibly even more than 1 year. [Source: More info at SFist via AEG Insider. Image: John Madonna, Associated Press via SF Chronicle]

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