Highway 101 Bridge Widening Near Buellton

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Source: Caltrans

A project to widen the bridge and replace railing along US Highway 101 near Buellton from south of the Nojoqui Creek Bridge to south of the Santa Rosa Road Overcrossing will continue [this] week with a long-term lane reduction in both directions of the highway.

A striping operation and installation of protective barrier will occur on Monday night, July 12 from 7 pm until 6 am. This roadwork will be followed a 24/7 five-month closure of the No. 2 (right) lane of US 101 in both directions beginning Tuesday, July 13 until the end of December.

Delays are not expected to exceed 10 minutes. Electronic message boards will be posted to inform everyone about this roadwork.  The contractor for this $5 million project is Spectrum Construction Group of Irvine, CA.  This project is expected to be complete in May of 2023.

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 

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