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Flooding again closes Highway 1 in Oceano

Highway 1 was closed and detoured at 12th Street in Oceano, but that didn't stop a few from driving around signs Wednesday morning, March 21, 2018.
Highway 1 was closed and detoured at 12th Street in Oceano, but that didn't stop a few from driving around signs Wednesday morning, March 21, 2018. dmiddlecamp@thetribunenews.com

Update, 6:10 p.m.

Highway 1 at 13th Street has been closed once again for flooding, according to Caltrans.

Drivers are asked to used alternate routes and exercise caution.

Update, 12:15 p.m.

Highway 1 at 13 Street reopened at about noon, according to the CHP. Highway 1 and Division Street also has reopened.

Original story:

Highway 1 at 13th Street in Oceano closed Wednesday due to flooding, the California Highway Patrol said.

Authorities declared a hard closure of the road at about 8:35 a.m., according to the CHP. The flooding was caused by rainfall from a storm that is expected to drop 4 to 6 inches on SLO County by Thursday.

It is unclear when the road will reopen.

Highway 1 is also closed at Ragged Point due to a mudslide that happened Wednesday morning.

Flooding also caused Highway 1 at Division Street near Guadalupe to close at about 9:40 a.m., the CHP said.

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