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One Letter on 2 Road Signs Causes Grief for Calif. Officials

Misspelling of 'Del Rey Oaks' on Highway One signage will be expensive to fix

(Newser) - Grammar gurus may well know "i before e except after c," but "a instead of e" is what has California Department of Transportation officials smacking their heads. Two new road signs were erected along Highway One in Sand City earlier this month, both alerting drivers to Exit... More »

New California Mudslide Is Enormous

Part of Highway 1 in Big Sur is buried under 40 feet of rock, dirt

(Newser) - A massive landslide is the latest natural disaster to hit California's Big Sur, which relies heavily on an iconic coastal highway and tourism. Plus, it adds to a record $1 billion in highway damage from one of the state's wettest winters in decades. The weekend slide in Big... More »

Part of Highway 1 Collapses Toward Sea

Pacific Coast Highway closed for at least a month during busy tourist season

(Newser) - Huge quantities of rock and dirt tumbled from a Big Sur cliff on Wednesday, collapsing a 40-foot stretch of California's Highway 1 toward the ocean. A 2-mile section of the Pacific Coast Highway will likely be impassable for at least a month, the Monterey Herald reports. “We don't want... More »

Woman Shaving Privates Causes Florida Car Crash

Hot date in Key West leads to collision on 'scary road'

(Newser) - Florida revoked Megan Mariah Barnes' driver's license last week, and less than a day later she proved the wisdom of that decision, causing a car accident on US Highway 1 in the Florida Keys as she shaved her private parts while driving. " About 10 years ago I stopped a... More »

Afghanistan's Insurgency Endures

Attacks highlight security decline

(Newser) - The insurgency in Afghanistan is mushrooming, and targeting the refurbished highway that provides a weak connection between the country's ethnic halves, the New York Times reports. A series of deadly attacks in June has exposed the tribulations of the United States' 6-year-old effort to defeat the Taliban. More »

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