Construction update for Highway 101
CARPINTERIA/MONTECITO — Caltrans has provided an update on its ongoing construction for Highway 101 on the South Coast.
Here’s how lanes, ramps and one nearby street will be impacted.
Sunday nights from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. and Monday to Thursday nights from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.: One lane will be open from State Route 150 to Sheffield Drive with off-ramps at Bailard Avenue and North Padaro Lane.
The on-ramp at Sheffield Drive will be closed for up to six months and is anticipated to reopen July 13, according to Caltrans. Until then, drivers can use the on-ramp at San Ysidro Road.
Sundays from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. and Monday through Thursdays from 8 p.m. to 7:30 a.m.: One lane will be open from Sheffield Drive to State Route 150 with on- and off-ramps at South Padaro Lane/Santa Claus Lane and Bailard Avenue.
The on-ramp at Sheffield Dr is anticipated to reopen June 12, according to Caltrans. Until then, drivers can use the southbound on-ramp at N. Padaro Lane.
The off-ramp at Evans Avenue will be closed for up to nine months and is anticipated to reopen Oct. 2. Until then, drivers can use the southbound off-ramp at Sheffield Drive.
During sound wall construction, North Jameson Lane by Sheffield Drive will have a temporary speed limit of 30 mph with bikes sharing the eastbound lane.
“Please be mindful of sharing the lane with bicyclists during this time,” Caltrans advised.
— Katherine Zehnder