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Hwy 1 HMB to Pacifica - Road condition?

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Hwy 1 HMB to Pacifica - Road condition?

Hi,

Used to live in Pacifica and am coming back for a week to do some work on a rental property

I own. Might stay in HMB for a week and am wondering road condition from HMB up the coast

to Pacifica. Road always used to wash out, and would like an update on it's condition and what

has been done (in the last ten years!) to ensure the road stays up on the hill! If the road is in

good condition, how long would it take to drive from HMB to Pacifica. I'm thinking 40 mins.

All replies appreciated. Thanks in advance.

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1. Re: Hwy 1 HMB to Pacifica - Road condition?

There is a tunnel now that bypasses Devils Slide.

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2. Re: Hwy 1 HMB to Pacifica - Road condition?

The drive should be under 30 minutes unless you're there during the Pumpkin Festival, Dream Machines, or on a really hot day where everyone is going to the coast to escape the heat.

The road is in pretty good condition. The new tunnel cuts maybe three or four minutes off of the previous commute time.

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3. Re: Hwy 1 HMB to Pacifica - Road condition?

The new tunnel fixed the Hwy 1, Devil's slide issues permanently... the old road is becoming a trail/bike path (until it slides into the sea) I now sometimes take the tunnel instead of Hwy 92 from San Mateo.

The is a 2 year bridge replacement project at the south end of Linda Mar on Hwy 1, about to start and a proposal (environmental work complete, awaiting City action to begin funding) to rework the intersection of Hwy 1 and Valliamar which would help reduce congestion but would likely cause some while under construction, but that is a couple of years away at least.

Randy

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