Tuesday, May 22, 2012


Crews are continuing to work in the median between northbound and southbound U.S. 101 and the La Conchita Pedestrian Overcrossing in Ventura overnight from Monday, May 21 through Thursday, May 24. Closure hours are 8 p.m. to 9 a.m. southbound and 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. northbound. One lane will remain open throughout the closures. Pedestrian access at La Conchita will be closed.

Work will also be taking place on the La Conchita and Bates Road Overcrossings from Monday, May 21 to Friday, May 25 during the day during the hours of 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.. Bates Road work involves pile driving to provide structural support for the bridge widening.

The project involves constructing a six-mile carpool lane in each direction along U.S. 101 from Mobil Pier Road in Ventura County to Casitas Pass Road in Santa Barbara County, including a pedestrian undercrossing, concrete barriers, a southbound bike lane, median landscaping, drainage reconstruction, closing existing median openings and installing Intelligent Transportation Systems.