Las Positas Modoc Road Bicycle & Pedestrian Path Project
What is this project?
This project proposes to construct a 2.6 mile-long separated pathway for bicyclists, runners, and pedestrians of all ages and abilities along Las Positas and Modoc Roads.
Where will the pathway be located?
The pathway will start on the south side of Modoc Road at Calle De Los Amigos and continue east to the west side of Las Positas Road, then veer south along Las Positas Road to Cliff Drive.
What are the benefits of this project?
Improved safety for bicyclists and pedestrians. Increased walking and biking opportunities. Improved access to Elings Park, Arroyo Burro Beach, Douglas Family
Preserve, etc. Connection to Coast Bike Route – bike from the Santa Barbara Waterfront
to Goleta Beach!
How much will this project cost?
Design and Environmental Review: $2.4million Construction Estimate: $15.5 million
How is this project funded?
The project is funded primarily through Active Transportation Program (ATP) grant funds in addition to local Measure C funds for local matching costs.
When will the pathway be constructed?
Construction of the path is anticipated to begin in late August 2020, with an estimated 18-month construction duration, which will include the planting of replacement trees and landscaping.
On Wednesday, February 10th, between the hours of 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM, C.A. Rasmussen will be working to make necessary upgrades to the traffic signal light at the intersection of Las Positas Road and Modoc Road.
The City’s contractor has now completed paving of the Modoc Road street intersections between Calle De Los Amigos and Las Positas Road. Paving of the multiuse path along the Modoc stretch is tentatively scheduled during the last week of January.