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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 03-15-2017, 01:34 PM Thread Starter
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Big Sur condemned Bridge on Highway 1 will be demolished

If you're not local to California and are thinking about a trip up or down Highway 1 - you should know this. Estimated year plus before reopening.

Big Sur: Highway 1 bridge to be demolished Monday


http://www.mercurynews.com/2017/03/1...ckling-bridge/

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post #2 of 10 (permalink) Old 03-15-2017, 01:53 PM
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That's gonna be "bank" to replace. Thanks for the insight.

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post #3 of 10 (permalink) Old 03-15-2017, 02:28 PM
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I had to stop and look and find out if it was *my* bridge....
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I was in Monterey last month to see my son graduate from the Defense Language Institute in Monterey, tried to go Big Sur, got as far as Big Sur State Park and then this stopped us, had lunch at Nepenthe....man this has got to hurt

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Really sucks that it's gotta go. It's an awesome bridge!



I hope the replacement doesn't take forever.

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Really sucks that it's gotta go. It's an awesome bridge!



I hope the replacement doesn't take forever.


Sbixby and Liquid...Bixby Bridge is safe and intact, it is well north of the bridge this article refers to which is Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge just south of Big Sur State Park,...

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Ohhhh! Gotcha. Thank you!

Now that I read the article, I remember that area too. I've stayed in Cambria many times.

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If it's anything like bridge construction on the east coast, we'll all be long gone by the time it's completed! LOL
sbixby, have to be careful, Cali might be "looking" for the owner to pay back maintenance. Haha.

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Thats quite something. They are building a foot trail "for locals only" in California, The Sanctuary City State, where they can't/won't make any effort to keep illegal aliens out.

They say the environment is too delicate. But somehow its not for locals. And somehow its not too much to drop the old bridge into the valley and later pickup the refuse. After it has trampled the flora and fauna.

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Sbixby and Liquid...Bixby Bridge is safe and intact, it is well north of the bridge this article refers to which is Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge just south of Big Sur State Park,...
Yeah, what he said; I just had to take a look when I saw the OP's post. I last crossed through there about two years ago when I came all the way up Hwy 1 from Huntington Beach through San Francisco before returning home to Sacramento area. (It was a pretty long day!!!)

I always have to stop at "my" bridge and take a photo and what I posted was it.
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