Public Meetings Set for U.S. Highway 101 Improvement Project

Sessions Scheduled April 16-22 in Four Cities in Ventura County

VENTURA — The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will host four public meetings on April 16, 17, 18 and 22 in Ventura, Oxnard, Thousand Oaks and Camarillo as part of the planning for proposed improvements on U.S. Highway 101 in Ventura County.

Caltrans, in coordination with the Ventura County Transportation Commission, is proposing to widen Highway 101 approximately between State Route 33 and State Route 23 to add High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV, or carpool) lanes in each direction and potential auxiliary lanes.

Four public scoping meetings will be held to gather comments on the scope of the environmental studies being conducted for the project. All meetings will cover similar material, with one presentation available online. Meetings are planned as follows:

  • Ventura City Hall – Community Room – 501 Poli St., Ventura. April 16, 6-8 p.m.
  • Oxnard Performing Arts Center – Ventura Room – 800 Hobson Way, Oxnard. April 17, 6-8 p.m.
  • Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza – Founders Room – 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. April 18, 6-8 p.m.
  • Camarillo Library – Community Room – 4101 Las Posas Road, Camarillo. April 22, 6-8 p.m.

Scoping meetings are an opportunity for the public to talk about the project with Caltrans staff and provide comments about the environmental process and project design. Comments may be submitted in person at any of the meetings or by email to [email protected] with “US 101 Improvement Project” in the subject line.

Individuals who require special accommodation are requested to contact, at least three days prior to the public hearing date, the District 7 Office of Public Affairs at (213) 897-9092, or TDD users may contact the California Relay Service at (800) 735-2929 (TTY to Voice), (800) 735-2922 (Voice to TTY), (800) 854-7784 (From or to Speech to Speech), or dial 711.

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