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 15 - 21, 2018

Scheduled Construction




Crews working on a concrete pour for the new side supports (abutments)
of the Carpinteria Creek bridges.



Casitas Pass Road Overcrossing

  • Removal of the old overcrossing continues. Crews will remove shoring piles used in building the 1st half of the new overcrossing and begin excavation for the 2nd half.
    • Southbound Highway 101 will be closed on Monday night, July 16th, from 10:00 pm to 5:00 am between Linden and Bailard Avenues. Northbound lanes will remain open.
    • During the night closure, detours will be signed on Carpinteria and Bailard Avenues. Please see map below.




Linden Avenue Overcrossing

  • Southern California Edison crews will be working on electrical lines near Linden Avenue.
    • The southbound Highway 101 off-ramp at Linden Avenue will be closed from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm on Monday, July 16th.
  • Crews will remove the underground median support (pile) from the old Linden Avenue Overcrossing. This work will entail soil excavation, and the old pile will be lifted out with a crane at night.
    • Northbound Highway 101 will be closed nightly from 10:00 pm to 5:00 am on Tuesday and Wednesday, July 17th - 18th between Bailard and Linden Avenues. Southbound lanes will remain open.
    • During the night closures, detours will be signed on Bailard, Carpinteria, and Santa Ynez Avenues. Please see map above.
  • Crews will continue installing wood forms and rebar for the side support (abutment) footings for the new bridge. Then concrete will be poured for the footings.


Highway 101

  • Carpinteria Creek Bridges
    • Crews will continue installing wood forms and rebar for side support (abutment) footings and walls. Concrete will be poured for the new side supports (abutments). Work will also progress to installing temporary supports (falsework) for the new bridges.
  • Northbound Highway 101 sound wall between Linden Avenue and Franklin Creek (Nipomo Drive)
    • Sewer line dewatering is ongoing. This is part of the overall utility relocation that needs to occur prior to the wall construction.
  • Southbound Highway 101 sound wall between Linden Avenue and Casitas Pass Road
    • Soil backfill continues, and crews will remove shoring piles used for construction of the retaining wall.
  • Electrical work throughout the project will be ongoing for new street lights and traffic signals.


Via Real

  • Please note that Via Real will only have 1 northbound lane open between Casitas Pass Road and Vallecito Road for the next few months.
    • Crews will be working on a retaining wall on Via Real between Hales Lane and Casitas Pass Road.


Upcoming Work: summer/fall

  • The Highway 101 southbound off-ramp at Casitas Pass Road will close for up to 1 month. Detour maps can be viewed at SBROADS.com.
  • Carpinteria Valley Water District will install a new water line on Linden Avenue.


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.