TODAY: Governor Newsom to Attend Reopening of Highway 1 at Rat Creek

MONTEREY COUNTY – Governor Gavin Newsom will travel to Big Sur today to attend the reopening of Highway 1 at Rat Creek. Caltrans is reopening the highway nearly two months ahead of schedule following major construction after a mudslide in January washed out 150 feet of the roadway.

Highway 1 at Rat Creek Reopening

WHEN: Friday, April 23, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. PDT

WHO: Governor Gavin Newsom, Caltrans Director Toks Omishakin, Congressman Jimmy Panetta, Assemblymember Robert Rivas and others.

The event will not be livestreamed.

**NOTE: This event is open to credentialed media only, reporters interested in attending must email by 9:00 a.m. for information on RSVP’ing and public health and physical distancing requirements for covering the event. On-site protocols include wearing a mask at all times and six feet of physical distancing.