Granite wins $79 million project to rebuild Highway 101

Granite has been awarded a $79 million contract by the California Department of Transportation to construct the Highway 101: Carpinteria project in Santa Barbara County, Calif.

The project is one of five segments that will be constructed to reconstruct 10.9 miles of Highway 101. Granite was selected as the construction manager/general contractor for the overall Highway 101: Carpinteria to Santa Barbara project. The estimated contract value for the remaining segments is around $400 million.

Work includes the full rebuild and addition of three miles of new high occupancy vehicle lanes, on- and off-ramp improvements, construction of new sound walls as well as improvements to local streets and intersections.

The project also includes approximately 64,000 cubic yards of excavation, 55,000 tons of aggregate, 29,000 tons of hot-mix asphalt, 39,000 cubic yards of reinforced concrete pavement and 14,300 linear feet of concrete barrier.

Construction will begin this month and is expected to be complete by summer 2022.

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