A project to repave and repair 8.5 miles of Highway 101 from Milpas Street to just south of Patterson Avenue will begin on Monday, July 26.
There will be lane/ramp closures from Sunday night thru Friday morning during the overnight hours from 8 pm to 6 am. Motorists can expect a delay not to exceed 15 minutes.
Caltrans will remove the top layer of pavement and repave it with asphalt using a Bonded Wearing Course, a very tough material which will greatly improve the ride for motorists. It will provide better visibility in rainy conditions, reduce back splash and tire spray.
The contractor for this $5.5 million project is George Reed Inc. of Modesto, CA.
This project is expected to be completed in December.
Caltrans reminds motorists that ‘we’re here to get you there.’
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For traffic updates on other state highway projects in Santa Barbara County, motorists can call Caltrans District 5 Public Affairs at 805-568-0858 or visit the District 5 website