Gaviota Curve Realignment Project

4 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Caltrans 5 (San Luis Obispo) (California Department of Transportation, District 5)
Document Title
Gaviota Curve Realignment Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Immediate area is zoned as transportation corridor, and will impact a portion of area zoned as recreation.

Document Description
Caltrans proposes a safety improvement project along Highway 101, from 0.7 mile north of Beckstead Overcrossing (PM 45.6) to 0.9 mile south of Gaviota Tunnel (PM 46.4) in Santa Barbara County near Gaviota. The project proposes to realign the existing northbound compound curve (two separate curve segments with decreasing radii) with a single radius curve. In addition, the project proposes to widen the existing shoulders along the 2 northbound lanes, modify the median barrier, culverts and vertical profile located on the northbound side of Hwy 101.

Contact Information
Kelso Vidal
California Department of Transportation, District 5
50 Higuera Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Phone : (805) 542-4671


34°48'0"N 120°22'0"W
Santa Barbara
Cross Streets
Highway 101 and Gaviota Beach Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Hwy 101
Gaviota Creek
Other Location Info

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Transportation:Highway/Freeway (Existing Highway 101 Corridor)
Local Action
Local Coastal Permit Other Action Other Action: Notify Public
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Air Quality Biological Resources Coastal Zone Drainage/Absorption Noise Recreation/Parks Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Land Use Other Other Issues: Paleontology
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects California Coastal Commission California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 California State Lands Commission Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency

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