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Latest changes: 101 construction in south Santa Barbara County

CARPINTERIA, Calif. — Construction on Highway 101 through Carpinteria and Summerland is progressing. The project is expected to finish in 2023.

This week, Caltrans updated its latest road changes and updates to their construction.

Closures include:

  • Highway 101 northbound
    • Sunday nights from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., one lane from Bailard Avenue to Sheffield Drive, on-ramp and off-ramp at North Padaro and Santa Claus Lane
    • Monday to Thursday nights from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., one lane from Bailard to Sheffield Drive, on-ramp and off-ramp at North Padaro and Santa Claus Lane
    • Monday to Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at on-ramp at Santa Monica Road closed for utility work
      • Please note consecutive ramps in the same direction will not be closed at the same time.
  • Highway 101 southbound
    • Sunday nights from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m., one lane from Sheffield Drive to Bailard Avenue, on-ramp and off-ramp North Padaro and Santa Claus Lane
    • Closed up to 4 months: on-ramp at Wallace Avenue
      • Anticipated reopening on November 1
      • Drivers can use detour on Evans Avenue, Lillie Avenue and the southbound on-ramp at North Padaro Lane
    • Closed until 2023: on-ramp at Sheffield Drive
      • Drivers can use the southbound on-ramp at North Padaro Lane
    • Closed for up to 16 months: off-ramp at Sheffield Drive
      • Anticipated reopening at end of 2022
      • Drivers can use southbound off-ramp at San Ysidro Road
  • Santa Claus Lane Undercrossing
    • From August 1 to August 7 from 9 a.m. to 6 a.m.
      • South Padaro Lane closed under Highway 101 for demolition of parts of the bridges behind safety barrier.
      • Drivers can use the Carpinteria Avenue off-ramp and Via Real to the south of Via Real and North Padaro Lane to the north as detours

For more information on road closures, click here.

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