What do you do when a mountainside buckles and 5 million cubic yards of earth slide on top of your highway?
If you’re Caltrans, you build over it.
At least that’s the plan the agency announced Wednesday for battered Highway 1 in Monterey County, where the biggest landslide ever along the Big Sur coast buried the road at Mud Creek on May 20.
The new highway will run over the landslide — in an area no longer moving — and be protected with embankments, berms, rocks, culverts, netting and other material, Caltrans said.
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