Big Sur rock shed a dramatic covering for Highway 1

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Tunnel-like structure, bridge open on Highway 1

From the Montery Herald, January 16, 2014 

In the final months before both lanes of Highway 1 at Pitkins Curve were reopened south of Big Sur, workers noticed a different reaction from drivers waiting their turn at the traffic control light. 

"People would get out of their cars and take pictures. No one was yelling," said Wayne Walker, an associate engineer with Caltrans.

The Rain Rocks Rock Shed, which officially opened Wednesday, was the photo opportunity drivers didn't want to miss. The massive, tunnel-like structure stands next to the new Pitkins Curve Bridge, which officially opened Wednesday.
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