The northbound No. 1 (left) lane of US Highway 101 at the Gaviota Tunnel will be closed from 6 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Monday, March 30 through Friday, April 3, weather permitting.

This lane closure is part of an emergency contract so that Caltrans can repair a drainage system and perform erosion control near an embankment.

The US 101 Gaviota Roadside Rest Areas will be closed 24/7.

The contractor for this $1 million project is Souza Construction of Santa Barbara, CA.

Caltrans reminds motorists to move over and slow down when driving through highway construction zones.

For traffic updates in Santa Barbara County, motorists may call Caltrans District 5 Public Affairs at:  805-549-3318 or can visit our website at: