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Ongoing repaving project means traffic delays on section of Highway 101 on South Coast

An ongoing Highway 101 repaving project will mean some traffic delays on a southbound section of the highway between Santa Barbara and Ventura.

Work will reduce traffic at times to one lane on section of southbound 101 between Santa Barbara and Ventura.

Late night and early morning drivers on the South Coast could experience some delays during the next two weeks.

An ongoing project to repave a section of Highway 101 between Ventura and Santa Barbara means southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane during some nights.

The work is taking place on a roughly four mile stretch of Highway 101 from Mussel Shoals to Faria Beach.

Traffic will be reduced to one southbound lane in the project area overnight Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday of this week, as well as Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday of next week. The lane reduction will be in place from 9 p.m. until 6 a.m. Drivers can expect delays as a result of the closure.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral.