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Entrada de Santa Barbara

Notice of Upcoming Roadwork

Due to the Entrada de SantaBarbara (Entrada) Project, MATT Construction will close the easterly side of State Street (northbound lane) just north of Mission Creek Bridge to the Union Pacific Railroad crossing, to complete utility installation and public street and sidewalk improvements. Construction will also include installation of underground utilities on Helena Avenue, and portions of Mason Street as described below. 

The intent of the street closures is to allow for the installation of underground public utilities; i.e., Electrical, Telecommunications, Water, and Storm Drainage, which serve the Entrada project as well as surrounding businesses. Once the utilities are in place the work wil linclude: construction of street and sidewalk improvements, and completion of the overall Entrada project. Safety/circulation signage will be placed in strategic locations both within and outside the project area to inform the public of the changes to circulation patterns.

All businesses will remain open; however, most roadwork construction activities will occur during normal working hours. Some traffic delays during construction should be anticipated, so please consider using alternate routes and allow additional time to accommodate delays in your travel plans. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience that construction and associated traffic control may cause.

Starting November 23, 2015 through April 2016, adjacent roads will be

All streets will remain open except the following: 

  • State Street closed on the easterly half (northbound Lane) between the parking lot north of Mountain Air Sports to the Union Pacific Railroad.
  • Mason Street closed (between State Street and Helena Avenue). Use Anacapa St.-Mason St. for business access.
  • Helena Avenue intermittent closure (between UPRR to Cabrillo Boulevard).
  • Helena Ave. (north of Mason St.): Closed. No street parking available.
  • Helena Ave. (south of Mason St.): Closed Mon.-Fri. (7:00 PM and 4:00AM).
  • No street parking available adjacent to Entrada construction site.
  • Helena Ave. at Cabrillo Blvd.: Closed at Cabrillo Blvd. due to Cabrillo Bridge project construction.

During this time, all sidewalks will remain open, except the following: 

  • The east sidewalk of State Street between Mountain Air Sports parking lot and Union Pacific Railroad will be closed.
  • All sidewalks on E. Mason Street between State Street and Helena Avenue will be closed.
  • The southerly sidewalk of W. Mason Street between State Street and Kimberly Avenue will remain closed.

Contact: Tim Gaasch, Supervising Engineer, Phone:  (805) 897-2502

Email:  TGaasch@SantaBarbaraCA.gov 

Last Updated: Feb 24, 2015
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