Hwy 101 San Miguel project continues with traffic switch


SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY — A project to improve six miles of US Highway 101 from San Miguel to Camp Roberts will continue on Wednesday, May 30 with a traffic switch to allow for the reconstruction of southbound US Highway 101 from 10th Street to the intersection with San Marcos Road.  Temporary striping will begin at 6:30 a.m. with the full traffic switch expected in the afternoon.
Motorists traveling southbound on US 101 will use the No. 1 (left) lane of northbound US 101 from 10th Street to the San Marcos Creek Bridge.
Motorists traveling northbound on US 101 will use the No. 2 (right) lane from the San Marcos Creek Bridge to 10th Street.  This phase of construction is expected to last until late summer of this year.
The southbound on-ramp at South Mission Street remains closed for reconstruction until late summer of this year.  Motorists may detour by using 10th Street, south to Cemetery Road before re-entering US 101 via the southbound on-ramp.
This project includes a realignment of US 101 to accommodate a new right hand southbound on-ramp at South Mission Street, paving US 101 and nearby ramps and lowering the profile of US 101 at Camp Roberts to achieve a minimum bridge clearance height.  Drainage systems, guardrail and lighting will also be improved within this corridor.                                                                     
The contractor for this $53 million project is Security Paving of Sylmar, CA.  It’s scheduled to be complete in mid-2019.  The public may learn more about these highway
upgrades on the Caltrans District 5 Projects page:http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist05/projects/sanmiguel_rehab/index.htm
Caltrans reminds motorists to move over and slow down when driving through highway construction zones.
For traffic updates on other state highways in San Luis Obispo County, motorists may call Caltrans
District 5 Public Affairs at 805-549-3318 or can visit our website at:http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist05/road_information.htm.

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