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

January 13 - 19, 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


Above: Crews work on the underside (soffit) and internal supports (stems) for the
new section of the Casitas Pass Overcrossing.


**Please remember that 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 from Casitas Pass Road along Via Real. Exiting Hales Lane is right-turn only on Via Real to Vallecito Road. Pedestrians can use the sidewalk on Via Real, but please refrain from entering the construction area.**



Closures

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday
    • The Highway 101 southbound off-ramp at Casitas Pass Road will have daily temporary closures from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Please use off-ramps at either Linden or Bailard Avenues as alternate routes.
  • Thursday
    • The Highway 101 southbound off-ramp at Casitas Pass Road will be closed from 5:00 am to 3:00 pm to enable a concrete pour for the new overcrossing section. Please use off-ramps at either Linden or Bailard Avenues as alternate routes.



Casitas Pass Road

  • Overcrossing
    • Crews will continue work on the underside (soffit) and internal supports (stems) for the next section of the overcrossing. A concrete pour is scheduled for Thursday and nighttime weather temperatures necessitate daytime work for the pour. A longer closure of the southbound off-ramp at Casitas Pass Road is scheduled (see above).


Linden Avenue Overcrossing

  • Crews will continue installing wood forms and pouring concrete for the side supports (abutments) for the next section of the new overcrossing. Crews will also begin setting temporary supports for the center supports (bents).


Highway 101

  • Sound walls
    • Northbound Highway 101 between Linden Avenue and Franklin Creek (behind Nipomo Drive)
      • Crews will continue drilling and installing the underground supports (piles) for the new wall.
    • Southbound Highway 101 between Linden Avenue and Casitas Pass Road
      • Crews will continue excavating and installing rebar for the wall footing.
  • Carpinteria Creek
    • Work continues on the southbound Highway 101 bridge barrier rail over Carpinteria Creek.
  • New drainage improvements are being installed at Carpinteria Creek, Via Real, Casitas Pass Road, near the new northbound on-ramp at Casitas Pass Road, and the southbound off-ramp at Casitas Pass Road.
  • Electrical work is progressing around the project to install new lighting on Via Real.
  • Retaining wall work is occurring along southbound Highway 101 south of Casitas Pass Road.


Via Real

  • 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.
  • Crews will install wood forms and pour concrete for the retaining wall along Via Real between Casitas Pass Road and Hales Lane.



Upcoming Work: winter/spring

  • The Highway 101 southbound off-ramp at Casitas Pass Road will close continuously for up to 1 month. Please note this is in addition to the daytime closures listed above. Detour maps can be viewed at SBROADS.com.

Construction Cameras

Photos refresh every 10 minutes.

Linden Avenue Overcrossing

Casitas Pass Overcrossing

Timeline

The timeline below is a reference tool to highlight planned construction of key components, temporary closures, and project openings. The schedule may change to enable construction efficiencies or to accommodate changes in weather.