Highway 1010: Padaro Project

Construction will officially begin on June 6th for the start of the Highway 101: Padaro project, The Chamber has written numerous letters of support for the project which is the third of five segments under construction as part of the Highway 101: Carpinteria to Santa Barbara project which will add peak-period, carpool lanes, replace creek bridges, and improve safety between Carpinteria and Santa Barbara. The project cost is approximately $200 million. $173 million of construction funds for the Highway 101: Padaro project from the Senate Bill 1 (SB1) Solutions for Congested Corridors Program, Regional Gas Tax Program, State Highway Operations and Protection Program (SHOPP), and other state and federal gas taxes. Measure A contributes approximately $27 million to the project. In addition to the Blue Star Memorial Highway, there is a new, separated bikeway that will connect Santa Claus Lane with Carpinteria Avenue. To read more, click here