Caltrans District 5 will accept public comments on the US Highway 101 San Jose Creek Bridge Replacement Project from Friday, Dec. 13 until Friday, Jan. 17.

Caltrans plans to replace the existing northbound and southbound San Jose Creek Bridges on Hwy. 101 in Goleta. These structures contain reactive aggregate which could compromise their integrity over time.

The public may review the initial study with a Proposed Mitigated Negative Declaration/Environmental Assessment at the following locations:
City of Goleta Planning Office, 130 Cremona Drive, Goleta.
Goleta Valley Library, 500 N. Fairview Ave., Goleta.
Santa Barbara County Planning Office, 123 E. Anapamu St., Santa Barbara.
Santa Barbara Public Library, 40 E. Anapamu St.
The initial study can also be reviewed on the Caltrans District 5 webpage

Public comments or a request for a public hearing can be emailed to Matt Fowler at or mailed to Matt Fowler, Caltrans District 5, 50 Higuera St., San Luis Obispo, CA. 93401 by Jan. 17.

— Jim Shivers for Caltrans District 5.