The No. 1 (fast lane) will be closed in each direction 24/7 for the first phase of this project which is expected to be completed in early 2013. The speed limit in this construction zone will be 45 mph and will be enforced by the CHP.
The No. 2 (slow) lane is expected to be closed following the completion of phase one.
The contractor for this $1.5 million project is Granite Construction of Watsonville, CA.
This project is expected to be completed in April of 2013.
Caltrans reminds motorists to move over and slow down when driving through highway construction zones.