Bridge Replacement Project Continues in Los Alamos
A project to reconstruct the bridges on US Highway 101 at the Interchange with State Route 135 in Los Alamos will continue with the installation of bridge girders beginning Tuesday Dec .21, weather permitting and subject to cancellation if there is rainfall.
State Route 135 will be closed in both directions between Bell/Main Street to San Antonio Boulevard from Tuesday, Dec. 21 at 8 pm until Wednesday morning, Dec. 22 at 6 am. A temporary shuttle service will transport passengers near the Los Alamos Rancho Mobile Home Park and the Los Alamos Senior Center. The US 101 southbound on/off ramps at State Route 135 will remain open and the northbound on/off ramps will remain open for travelers headed to the Skyview Hotel and Peppertree Lane.
This project will continue to include periodic intermittent full daytime and overnight closures of State Route 135 for bridge demolition and the installation of girders over the next several months. Traffic delays are not expected to exceed 15 minutes.
Electronic message boards and detour signs will be posted to advise all travelers about this closure.
The contractor for this $10 million project is Cal Portland Construction of Santa Maria, CA. It is scheduled to be complete by Fall of 2022.
Caltrans reminds motorists to move over and slow down when driving through highway construction zones.
For traffic updates in Santa Barbara County, motorists may call Caltrans District 5 Public Affairs at: 805-549-3318 or can visit our website at:https://dot.ca.gov/caltrans-near-me/district-5