- Pile driving operations will start on Wednesday, August 27 and continue through Friday, August 29. The work hours are 6am – 8pm. Although you may hear construction noise at 6am, the actual pile driving will not start until after the 6:30am train passes through. Pile driving will be done intermittently during the day as the contractor works around the train schedule. Operations will be completed by 8pm. Pile driving will also take place between Tuesday, September 2 and Thursday, September 4 and will follow the same schedule between 6am and 8pm.
- During both of these periods the bridge will remain open. Please obey all signs and construction workers while driving, walking and cycling over the bridge.
- Here’s a copy of a letter distributed to the Willow Springs neighbors.
- You might also enjoy this 11 second video of the recent demolition (courtesy of MNS Engineering.)
Public safety is, of course, a top focus for the City of Goleta. Ensuring safety for Goleta residents comes in many forms. One of those forms includes city infrastructure and transportation.
That’s why we have begun the process of replacing the Los Carneros Road bridge that crosses over the Union Pacific Railroad at the southbound 101 on- and off-ramps. The project began in February 2014 and the southbound on- and off-camp closures started February 18, 2014, and will remain closed until February 2015. Learn some background about the bridge, why this is an important safety measure, and what’s planned.
But this project offers more than improved safety and updated infrastructure. Find out how this project benefits Goleta residents with added convenience. Also find the answer to several frequently asked questions, such as, “How will this affect me?” You can get information about traffic impacts, too.
We’ve also provided additional resources to make sure you and your neighbors can get the information you need to make this project as smooth as possible for everyone:
- The fact sheet allows you to download a PDF containing much of the important information from this website.
- At the project updates and photos and videos pages, you can follow the project’s progress.
Of course, if you have any questions or concerns, please visit our contact page. As the public information officer for the City of Goleta, I am happy to serve as your contact for the project. I can be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (805) 961–7507.
Thank you for your interest in this project and support as we work to improve our city.