Construction Updates

As part of our ongoing effort to keep the community up to date on the Highway 101: Linden and Casitas Pass Project, we send out regular project construction updates via email. The following is the current construction update.


November 10 - 16, 2019
**Safety reminder: Please be mindful of pedestrians and bicyclists throughout town. As new bridges and street sections open up, please drive slowly and share the lanes with bicyclists until new bike lanes open.**

Scheduled Construction

*Crews will not work on Monday, November 11th in observance of Veteran's Day.


  • Southbound Highway 101 - crews will shift freeway lanes for the next stage of work
    • Tuesday (Nov. 12th)
      • Both lanes will be closed from 10:00 pm to 5:00 am at Casitas Pass Road. Drivers will be detoured off the freeway at the southbound Highway 101 off-ramp at Casitas Pass Road and back on at the on-ramp at Casitas Pass Road.
    • Wednesday (Nov. 13th) *as needed*
      • One lane closed from 8:00 pm to 7:00 am from Linden Avenue to Casitas Pass Road. One lane will remain open.
  • Northbound Highway 101 on-ramp at Linden Avenue
    • Monday - Friday (Nov. 12th - 15th)
      • Closed as needed from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm for gutter work by the new sound wall
  • Southbound Highway 101 off-ramp at Linden Avenue
    • temporarily closed - details below
  • Via Real from Hales Lane to Vallecito
    • temporarily closed as crews build the new Via Real connection

Linden Avenue

  • Overcrossing
    • Crews will continue safety barrier work and pour concrete for the connection areas on the new bridge.
  • Roundabout & New Northbound Highway 101 On-ramp at Linden Avenue
    • The new on-ramp is open. Crews will continue grading for the new roundabout.

Via Real

  • Crews will continue grading, installing drainage improvements, and working on a new retaining wall and safety barriers for the new Via Real connection between Casitas Pass Road. Please expect minor vibrations from equipment compacting the new roadway surface.

Highway 101

  • New drainage improvements are being installed along southbound Highway 101 between Franklin Creek and Casitas Pass Road.
  • Crews will remove soil and grade the median for upcoming paving.

Ongoing Temporary Closure

  • Southbound Highway 101 off-ramp at Linden Avenue
    • The Highway 101 off-ramp at Linden Avenue is closed until early 2020. Crews are building a new off-ramp along with extensive drainage improvements, new retaining walls, and safety barriers. Please use the off-ramps at Reynolds Avenue or Casitas Pass Road to access the beach and downtown Carpinteria

Construction Cameras

Photos refresh every 10 minutes.

Linden Avenue Overcrossing

Casitas Pass Overcrossing