Closure Of Hwy. 101 In Goleta Set For Next Week

Traffic Will Detour on Hollister for Two Nights, September 15 and 16 A

A project to realign Cathedral Oaks Road with Hollister Avenue and replace the Hwy. 101 overcrossing at Hollister Avenue and the Ellwood Overhead at the Union Pacific train tracks will result in the following closures next week:

• A full closure of southbound Hwy. 101 on Wednesday, Sept. 15 from 9 pm to 5 am. Southbound traffic will detour onto Hollister Avenue to the Storke/Glen Annie Road Overcrossing.

• A full closure of northbound Hwy. 101 on Thursday, Sept. 16 from 9 pm to 5 am.

Northbound traffic will detour onto Calle Real to the Hollister Avenue on-ramp.

• The Hwy. 101 southbound on-ramp at Hollister Avenue will be closed on Wednesday, Sept. 15 from 7 pm to 5 am.

Cathedral Oaks Bridge Project area

The contractor for this $7 million project is Shasta Constructors Inc. of Redding CA.

This project is expected to be completed in May of 2011, weather permitting.

The Bacara Resort and the Sandpiper Golf Course remain open for business.

Caltrans reminds motorists that ‘we’re here to get you there.’

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.

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