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.

Timeframe

July 14 - 20, 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

Closures

  • Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday (July 15th - 17th): Crews will be restriping lanes and moving concrete safety barriers to prepare for the next stages of work.
    • Northbound: 8:00 pm - 5:00 am
      • Highway 101 will have alternating lane closures between Linden and Bailard Avenues. One lane will remain open during work.
      • The northbound Highway 101 on-ramps at Casitas Pass Road and Linden Avenue will have alternating closures as needed.
    • Southbound: 8:00 pm - 7:00 am
      • Highway 101 will have alternating lane closures between Linden and Bailard Avenues. One lane will remain open during work.
      • The southbound Highway 101 off-ramp at Casitas Pass Road will be closed as needed.
  • Southbound Highway 101 off-ramp at Linden Avenue
    • (temporarily closed - details below)


Linden Avenue Overcrossing

  • Crews will continue installing wood forms and pouring concrete for the wing walls adjacent to the new overcrossing.
  • Ogan Road - The Carpinteria Valley Water District will be working on water lines in the vicinity of Ogan Road.


Via Real

  • Crews will continue installing wood forms and rebar and then pour concrete for the wall sections on Via Real between Casitas Pass Road and Linden Avenue.
  • Via Real is closed from Casitas Pass Road to the old northbound Highway 101 on-ramp. Local residents have one-way access to Hales Lane on Via Real (entering from Casitas Pass Road and exiting on Vallecito Road).
    • Pedestrians can use the sidewalk on Via Real, but please refrain from entering the construction area.


Highway 101

  • Highway 101
    • Crews are working on lane improvements behind safety barriers and will be grading the base layer in preparation for new Continuously Reinforced Concrete Pavement.
  • Sound Walls
    • Northbound Highway 101 between Linden Avenue and Franklin Creek (behind Nipomo Drive)
      • Block installation and foundation work are ongoing for the new sound wall near the Linden Avenue Overcrossing. Grading will occur near wall sections that have been completed.
    • Southbound Highway 101 between Franklin Creek and the off-ramp at Linden Avenue
      • Block installation for the new wall continues.
  • New drainage improvements are being installed along southbound Highway 101 between Franklin Creek and Casitas Pass Road.


Casitas Pass Road

  • Southbound Highway 101 on-ramp at Casitas Pass Road
    • The new on-ramp is open, and the temporary ramp has been removed. Crews will also be grading the slopes and working on additional drainage improvements.


Ongoing Temporary Closure

  • Southbound Highway 101 off-ramp at Linden Avenue
    • The Highway 101 off-ramp at Linden Avenue is closed for approximately 6-9 months. Crews will build 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 (see detour page).

Construction Cameras

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Linden Avenue Overcrossing

Casitas Pass Overcrossing