Concrete Slabs Installed on Highway 101
An emergency project to replace concrete slabs along a two-mile section of US Highway 101 in both directions through the City of Buellton is continuing this week, Caltrans officials today have announced.
Motorists will encounter lane closures in both directions of US Highway 101 Monday through Thursday from 6 am until 5 pm and Friday from 6 am until 3 pm. Construction during the overnight hours will take place beginning Sunday, Nov. 19 through Wednesday morning, Nov. 22 from 7 pm to 6 am.
The contractor for this $4 million project is Papich Construction of Grover Beach, CA. It is scheduled to be complete in early 2018, weather permitting.
This project is part of Senate Bill 1, the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017. This project is one of many being accelerated statewide to improve the distressed surface on the state highway system.
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: http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist05/
(Photos of US Highway 101 Slab Replacement Project in the City of Buellton)