Highway 33 road project to last another year

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Ojai Valley News photo by Perry Van Houten
Caltrans will work well into 2018, to complete a 500-foot retaining wall beneath Highway 33, north of Ojai.
Perry Van Houten, Ojai Valley News reporter
A major road project on Highway 33 north of Ojai will continue without a break for at least another year, according to Caltrans.
The project, near mile marker 15.7 between the Ojai Quarry and Wheeler Gorge, involves building a 500-foot retaining wall along the northbound lane, adjacent to North Fork Matilija Creek.
The work began March 1 and is 35 percent complete, said Marc Bischoff, Caltrans public information officer.

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