Tag archives: Montecito Creek Bridge

Montecito Creek Bridge Reopens
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   November 26, 2019

Nearly two years after being washed away during the 1/9 debris flow, the Montecito Creek Bridge was reopened on Friday, November 22, the last of six bridges along State Route 192 to be replaced or repaired following the disaster. “I am very pleased that we can bring a small sense of normalcy to a community […]

Bridge Updates
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   October 17, 2019

Caltrans reported earlier this week that the Montecito Creek Bridge at Parra Grande and Highway 192 is slated to open mid-December, nearly three months later than originally planned. Caltrans Public Information Officer Jim Shivers tells us the reason that the Montecito Creek Bridge is the last to be opened to traffic is due to a […]

Montecito Creek Bridge Update
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   July 25, 2019

Caltrans is continuing work to rebuild the Montecito Creek Bridge, which was damaged in the Montecito debris flow in January of 2018. Most of the bridge construction has been completed with further road and creek restoration work ongoing. Barricades and locked gates will continue to secure the Montecito Creek location with detours available via local […]

More Bridges Open
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   March 14, 2019

Earlier this week Caltrans announced the opening of three more bridges on Highway 192: the San Ysidro Creek Bridge, Romero Canyon Creek Bridge, and the Toro Canyon Creek Bridge are now open to two-way traffic. These bridges were rebuilt following the debris flows and flooding in January 2018.  Motorists will encounter protective barriers on these […]

Bridge Update
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   October 18, 2018

Last week, Caltrans announced that three of the seven local bridges damaged in the January 9 debris flow will be opened later this fall, with one other expected to be completed by the end of the year.  The $55-million project includes the Montecito Creek Bridge at Parra Grande Lane; Southern California Edison crews are expected […]