UPDATE (12:22 p.m.) - Caltrans reports that all lanes of Highway 101 near Casitas Pass Rd. in Carpinteria are now open.
Photos of #US101 highway repairs in Carpinteria today. A crack was found with moist material below the pavement surface which had to be replaced to maintain public safety.— Jim Shivers (@JimEShivers) October 25, 2019
All repairs are complete and the lane closure is being picked up now.@CaltransD5 pic.twitter.com/KOxQ9eIbHo
(8:45 a.m.) - Drivers heading through the Carpinteria area on Highway 101 Friday morning should plan for some delays.
Caltrans says emergency highway repairs have closed one northbound lane near Casitas Pass Road.
Asphalt is being brought in so a pothole can be repaired.
Caltrans says drivers should expect congestion in the area until the lane reopens around 11 a.m.