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Project To Repave Section Of Highway 101 Between Ventura and Santa Barbara Moved To June

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Planned project area for 101 repaving project

Work will mean long-term lane closures on sections of highway

A major project to repave a section of Highway 101 on the South Coast has been bumped back several weeks. The project to repave a four mile section of the highway from the Faria Beach to La Conchita areas was supposed to start in April, but has been shifted to mid-June.

The work will mostly take place at night. But, Caltrans officials the highway will be reduced from three to two lanes in the construction zone for the length of the project, which could take two to three years.

The work will include repaving the roadway, adding new lane stripes and road markers, improving the shoulders and building new guard rails.

The $48 million dollar project focuses on the right two lanes in both directions of the 101, which have been damaged over time by heavy traffic.