Santa Barbara 101 Pave Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 5 (DOT)
Document Title
Santa Barbara 101 Pave Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project proposes to preserve 56.7 lane miles of existing asphalt concrete pavement on Highway 101 in Santa Barbara County. This project’s anchor asset is pavement, plus rehabilitation of other assets. Additional asset improvements include the following: drainage system restorations, shoulder backing, asphalt concrete (AC) dike replacement, Transportation Management System (TMS) element upgrades, traffic count loops at all ramps, roadside safety improvements, upgrading median concrete barrier and guardrail to MASH standards, bridge rail upgrades and bridge seismic restorations on the North and South State Street Bridge Overcrossings, sign panel replacements, shoulder mumble strips, curb ramp upgrades, and trash capture installations or modifications. A one-year plant establishment period will be completed under the original project EA. The project would occur mostly within the operational right of way, with one temporary construction easement needed for culvert work at PM 16.5.

Contact Information

Lara Bertaina
Agency Name
Job Title
Senior Environmental Scientist, Branch Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant / Parties Undertaking Project


Goleta, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara
Citywide, Countywide
Other Location Info
Highway 101 in Santa Barbara County

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1; Section 15301(C) Existing Facilities
Reasons for Exemption
The project is a highway rehabilitation project that will address current deficiencies. The project will involve no expansion of use. The project will not have any significant environmental impacts.
County Clerk
Santa Barbara


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