Striping project resumes this week on Highway 46 East

COUNTY — A project to replace the roadway striping and pavement markers will resume on Highway 46 East beginning Tuesday, July 9 in the following locations:

Motorists will encounter lane closures in both directions on Hwy. 46 East from the US 101 Interchange to East of Airport on Tuesday, July 9 during the overnight hours from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.

  • Motorists will encounter lane closures in both directions of Hwy. 46 East from Geneseo Road to McMillan Canyon Road on Wednesday, July 10 during the overnight from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.  Motorists can expect minimal delays during this roadwork.

 These improvements will also take place on Hwy’s 41 and 166 East in San Luis Obispo County and Hwy’s 154 and 166 in Santa Barbara County.  Details on construction at these locations will be announced when the dates and times are certain.

The contractor for this $4 million project is the Crisp Company of Bloomington. This project is expected to be completed this August.

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 can call Caltrans District 5 Public Affairs at 805-549-3318 or can visit the District 5 website at:


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