Southbound driveway on Wallace Avenue reopens | news

After almost three months of closure, the south-facing driveway on Wallace Avenue in Summerland is now reopening with a newly improved ramp.

The entrances and exits on Santa Monica Road are also scheduled to reopen later this month, on November 22nd; Drivers can use the ramps on South Padaro Lane and Santa Claus Lane as diversions. The Sheffield Drive driveway will reopen in 2023 and the ramp will reopen in late 2021.

Construction continues along the Summerland, Padaro and Carpinteria sections of Highway 101, with several lanes and roads being closed.

On Hwy 101 going north, one lane will be closed between Bailard Avenue and North Padaro Lane between 9:00 PM and 9:00 PM on Sunday evenings. 7:00 a.m. and Monday to Thursday at night between 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.

On the southern side, a lane between North Padaro Lane and Santa Claus Lane will be closed on Sunday evenings between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m. and Monday to Thursday between 8 p.m. and 7.30 p.m.

Sommerland segment

At the Sheffield Drive junction, the construction crews concentrate on the side supports of the new bridge. The crews also keep the trees in place.

“The Highway 101: Carpinteria to Santa Barbara project has taken steps to reconcile effective highway construction with environmental protection measures specifically related to cormorants, a protected bird species,” said a project press release.

At Greenwell Creek, the crews are also installing new landscaping and irrigation for the tree habits.

Make a segment

At the Arroyo Parida and Toro Creek bridges, construction crews work on the bridge spans, and at the intersection of Santa Claus Lane and South Padaro Lane, construction crews work on the side supports and foundation foundations.

The cement mixing station is still near the exit of Highway 101 southbound on North Padaro Lane, before the northbound paving set to be completed in Carpinteria.

“Please expect noise when trucks drive in and out of the site and materials are delivered,” said a project press release.

Carpinteria segment

At the intersection of Santa Monica and Via Real, the supply teams are continuing to lay overhead lines, pour concrete and install drainage improvements for the new access and exit ramps. Junction improvements will improve zebra crossings, add bike lanes, and add traffic lights; Construction workers stay in the area between 8:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. from mid-September to November directing traffic.

Near Franciscan Court and north of Cravens Lane, between Franklin Creek and Santa Ynez Avenue, between Santa Ynez Avenue and Santa Monica Creek, and north of Santa Monica Creek, the crews install rebar, place concrete blocks, and create wall feet.

Near the San Roque RV parks, construction teams continue to focus on new drainage improvements.

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