Scenic stretch of Highway 1 in Big Sur to reopen in July after massive landslide

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A scenic stretch of Highway 1 in Big Sur is expected to reopen this month after it was buried under a million tons of dirt and rock. (KABC)

A scenic stretch of Highway 1 in Big Sur is expected to reopen this month after it was buried under a million tons of dirt and rock.

Caltrans says it will reopen the roadway on July 20.

MORE: 'Mother of all landslides' buries highway in Big Sur
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What's been called "the mother of all landslides" has buried a portion of Highway 1 in Big Sur under a million tons of dirt and rock.


The road has been closed for more than a year due to what's being called one of the biggest landslides in California history.

Caltrans had originally said it would be mid-September before the road would open.
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