The Draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Assessment on the South Coast 101 HOV Lanes Project on Highway 101 is now available for public review in the following locations:
» Caltrans District 5 office, 50 Higuera St. in San Luis Obispo
» Santa Barbara Central Library, 40 E. Anapamu St.
» Carpinteria Branch Library, 5141 Carpinteria Ave.
» Montecito Branch Library, 1469 East Valley Road in Montecito
» Santa Barbara Eastside Library, 1102 E. Montecito St.
» Website: www.dot.ca.gov/dist05/projects/sb101hov/
The project proposes to add new high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes on Highway 101 between Bailard Avenue in Carpinteria and Sycamore Creek (north of Salinas Street) in Santa Barbara.
Public meetings will be held from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 24 at the Montecito Country Club, 920 Summit Drive in Montecito and from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 25 in the cafeteria at Carpinteria High School, 4810 Foothill Road in Carpinteria.
— Jim Shivers is a public information officer for Caltrans District 5.