Betteravia Road and Southside Parkway Roundabout Pavement Repairs
Drivers are advised that temporary delays will occur at night on Betteravia Road and Southside parkway roundabouts during to the City of Santa Maria’s Pavement Repairs Project. Betteravia Road repairs are set to begin Wednesday, October 11th and continue through the week of October 30th. It is recommended to use alternate routes when possible if travelling at night between the hours of 8:00 p.m. to 4 a.m.
The project will include the removal and replacement of old and failed asphalt paving, removal of existing traffic striping, grinding of the edges of the existing pavement, the placement of hot mix asphalt overlay, then re-establishment of traffic striping. The City is contracting with V. Lopez Jr & Sons, Inc. to perform this work funded by Measure A, Gas Tax, and SB-1 Gas Tax dollars.
Having safe, well-maintained roads is a top priority for the City, which knows how important it is to our residents and infrastructure. As one of its Smart City, Safe City tools, the Department of Public Works diligently tracks the Pavement Condition Index (PCI) to assess the condition of streets. Based on available funds, including tax revenue from gas purchases, staff conducts annual assessments and develop road projects.
Affected street include:
- Betteravia Road from Broadway to South Miller Street
- Betteravia Road from South Miller Street to South College Drive
- Betteravia Road from South College Drive to South Bradley Road
- Betteravia Road from South Bradley Road to Highway 101 southbound offramp
- Roundabout at South Bradley Road & Southside Parkway
- Roundabout at South College Drive & Southside Parkway
The contractor will post construction notices to residents and businesses along affected streets with the dates, explaining when parking and access to streets will be prohibited.
City staff recommends that drivers obey all temporary construction signs and reduce driving speeds in construction areas. The City appreciates drivers’ cooperation and patience.
Questions may be directed to the Department of Public Works, Engineering Division at (805) 925-0951 extension 2225.