Caltrans is now in initial stages of Ferguson Slide trim blasting

Flag rock is the middle right rock protruding upwards at an angle with Monument Rock right below it. Both site have cable fencing over top. Photo by Christina Manuel

A milestone for the Ferguson Slide project, Caltrans engineers are now beginning to work on clearing out the rock slide that is blocking a portion of Highway 140.

The beginning stages of the rock removal started on April 1 by excavating a pathway on top of the slide for the equipment needed to prepare for trim blasting. This i...

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