Emergency pavement repairs will get underway on the 101 in Montecito on Tuesday.
Caltrans officials say the road work will affect southbound traffic from the off-ramp at Los Patos way to the Cabrillo Boulevard overcrossing.
Work will begin at 10 a.m. and end at 1 p.m.
Officials say drivers can expect delays not to exceed 15 minutes.’
Drivers are urged to slow down when driving through highway construction zones.