Southbound Highway 101 guardrail repair begins Oct. 17

Several guardrails recently hit and damaged in median. Delays expected in the San Juan Bautista area.

Information provided by Caltrans.

Caltrans crews are expected to perform several guardrail repairs Wednesday, Oct. 17 while closing the left lane of southbound U.S. Highway 101 from just before the Highway 156 overcrossing to just before Rocks and Gannon Road in the San Juan Bautista area.

Work will be conducted by Hollister Maintenance and Monterey Guardrail crews and is expected to continue for two days. Details are as follows:

  • The southbound #1 (left) lane will be closed Wednesday, Oct. 17 and Thursday, Oct. 18
  • Roadwork hours are from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day

According to a recent press release, motorists can expect delays of up to 20 minutes and are encouraged to detour onto Highway 129 or take an alternate route.

Electronic message boards are expected to be placed to inform motorists of roadwork. California Highway Patrol is expected to assist with enforcement and traffic control.

In the press release, Caltrans reminds motorists to move over and slow down when driving through highway construction zones.

For traffic updates on other state highway projects in San Benito County, motorists can call Caltrans District 5 Public Affairs at (805) 549-3318 or visit the District 5 website.



BenitoLink Staff