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Construction Begins on Cabrillo Blvd. Bridge Replacement

November 10, 2014 

Construction on the Cabrillo Boulevard Bridge Replacement project will begin this week. The City of Santa Barbara has selected Lash Construction as the general contractor to replace the bridge located on Cabrillo Boulevard between State Street and Helena Avenue.

“The Cabrillo Boulevard Bridge over Mission Creek, originally built in 1913, will be replaced in three stages so that we can keep Cabrillo Boulevard open with at least one lane in each direction throughout construction. During the first phase of construction, utility relocations will begin, Mission creek banks between Cabrillo Boulevard and State Street will be improved, and the patio and a portion of the building at 15 East Cabrillo Boulevard will be removed as it is connected to the existing bridge. Cabrillo Boulevard will remain open with alternating lane closures as needed through the first stage of construction,” said Adam Hendel, supervising civil engineer at the City of Santa Barbara.

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Multi-Use Path for Las Positas Road

October 15, 2014 

Through funds from a state grant, the City is pursing design proposals and environmental clearance for a multi-use path to be constructed on Las Positas Road from Modoc Road to Cliff Drive. Intended for use by bicyclists, runners, and pedestrians, the path will connect to the regional Crosstown and Coastal Bike Routes.

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Pedestrian Improvement for Lower Milpas Street

October 7, 2014 

Through funds from a state grant, the City will install sidewalk along the east side of Milpas Street, from Cabrillo Boulevard to Highway 101. Pedestrian lighting will be added on both sides of Milpas Street, and sidewalk gaps will be filled on Calle Puerto Vallarta, connecting Milpas Street to Dwight Murphy Park and the Santa Barbara Zoo. Read More ...

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One-Stop Shop at Public Works Counter

July 29, 2014 
The Public Works Counter at 630 Garden Street is a valuable resource for your City utility and property- related questions. Counter staff can provide information on all aspects of City infrastructure, including sewer and water mains, parcel maps, construction drawings, and Capital Improvement Projects. The Counter is also the place to obtain a permit for private or utility work in a City street or property. To contact the Public Works Counter, call 564-5388.

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City Water Customers Reduce Water Use

July 29, 2014 
City water customers successfully reduced their water usage in June by 15%. This represents a major improvement in the community's efforts to reduce water usage and puts us closer to our monthly goal of 20%. For help evaluating water use and conservation opportunities, visit our website or call 564-5460 to schedule a free water checkup. Read More ...

Last Updated: May 16, 2014