The No. 1 (fast lane) which re-opened following a five month closure will remain open during this phase of the project. The speed limit in this construction zone will be 45 mph and will be enforced by the CHP.
The contractor for this $1.5 million project is Granite Construction of Watsonville, CA.
This project is expected to be completed this spring.
Caltrans reminds motorists to move over and slow down when driving through highway construction zones.
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