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April 27, 2016 11:18 AM

(This page is updated as roadway conditions change - Regardless of time of update, this is the most current information.)

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Should the public observe downed trees in the roadway, do not attempt to clear the debris. By alerting the Public Works Department, the debris can be cleared in a safe manner. 

During regular business hours (7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) please call:

805-681-5678 on the South Coast

805-934-6100 in Santa Maria or

805-737-7773 in the Santa Ynez and Lompoc Valleys.

After hours, please call 911.

South County Closures

** City of Santa Barbara Roadway

Date / Time

Route

Status

Location

Reason

         
April 2016 

Monday-Sunday

24 Hours Daily
Ortega Ridge Road LANE CLOSURE 

SINGLE TRAVEL LANE
Ortega Ridge Road

(800' East of Greenwell Avenue)
Roadway Settlement

The road is open to stop-controlled, alternating use of a single travel lane, with channelizers delineating the area of greatest subsidence.
 
         
April  2016

Monday-Friday

7:30 am to 4:00 pm
Patterson Avenue Advisory 533 Patterson Avenue

North of University Drive


Residential Tract Development

Knoll Project

Residential Tract Development
Traffic Control

April  2016

Monday-Friday

7:30 am to 4:00 pm
Patterson Avenue Advisory 500 Patterson Avenue Residential Tract Development

Tree Farm Project

Residential Tract Development
Traffic Control
April  2016

Monday-Friday

7:30 am to 4:00 pm
Via Real Intermittent Traffic Control Via Real 

Carpinteria
Backfill
April  2016

Monday-Friday

7:00 am to 3:30 pm
El Colegio Road Intermittent Traffic Control El Colegio Road & Storke Road

Isla Vista
Road Improvements & Traffic Signals

UCSB Housing Development
April  2016

Monday-Friday

8:00 am to 4:30 pm 
Padaro Lane LANE    CLOSURE 2781 Padaro Lane

Carpinteria
Install Landscaping & Irrigation
April  2016

Monday-Friday

8:00 am to 4:00 pm 
Cocopah Drive LANE    CLOSURE 918 Cocopah Drive

Santa Barbara
Sewer Lateral Replacement
April 2016

Monday-Friday

8:00 am to 4:00 pm
San Ysidro Road BIKE LANE
&    
LANE CLOSURE
San Ysidro Road 
at
Mimosa Lane

Montecito
Sewer Lateral Replacement
April 2016

Monday-Friday

8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Olive Mill Road LANE    CLOSURE 127 Olive Mill Road

Montecito
Sewer Lateral Replacement
April 2016

Monday-Friday

8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Middle Road LANE    CLOSURE 233 Middle Road

Montecito
Sewer Lateral Replacement
April 2016

Monday-Friday

8:00 am to 4:00 pm
East Mountain Drive LANE    CLOSURE East Mountain Drive
at
San Ysidro Rd

Montecito
Install New Vault & Conduit
         
May 2, 2016

Monday

8:00 am to 5:00 pm   
Cocopah Drive LANE CLOSURE 922 Cocopah Drive
at
Foothill Road

Santa Barbara
Replace Existing Power Pole
         
April 25-27, 2016

Monday-  Wednesday 

7:00 am-5:00pm

Various County Roads

Intermittent Traffic Control

Possible 10 minute delays
Dorking Place, State Street, Camino Manadero & Farren Road 2015/16 South County 
Hot Mix Asphalt Overlay Project

WEATHER PERMITTING

Contractor will be Striping

Began January 25, 2016

Monday through Friday 

7 am-4 pm

For the Week of: April 25-29, 2016
Rincon Hill

Intermittent Traffic Control

Possible 10 minute delays
Rincon Hill

Carpinteria at Ventura County Line
Seismic Bridge Project

WEATHER PERMITTING

Contractor will be completing Punch List Items.
Began March 14, 2016

Monday through Friday 

7 am-5 pm

For the Week of: April 25-29, 2016
University Drive Intermittent Traffic Control

Possible 10 minute delays
 South University Drive 2015/2016 Construction of Miscellaneous Concrete Repairs - 2nd District

WEATHER PERMITTING

Contractor will be completing Punch List Items.
Began March 24, 2016

Monday through Friday 

7 am-5 pm

For the Week of: April 25-29, 2016
Calle Real  Intermittent Traffic Control

Possible 10-15 minute delays
Calle Real
(North Side) from Camino del Ramedio to San Antonio Road
CDBG Calle Real Sidewalk - Phase II

WEATHER PERMITTING

Contractor will be pouring sidewalk, backfill sidewalk & slot paving.
         
June 15, 2015 to April 2016

8 pm to 7 am

Highway 101 Lane Closure US Highway 101 between Olive Mill and San Ysidro Slab replacement
         

North County Closures 

Date/Time

Route

Status

Location

Reason

         

Monday to Friday 

 April 2016

  7 am to
4 pm
First Street Intermittent Lane Closure First Street

Orcutt   
Residential Tract Development

Stonegate

Monday to Friday

April  2016

7 am to 4 pm

Rice Ranch Road Intermittent Lane Closure
Rice Ranch Road 

Orcutt


Residential Development

Utility Service Connections, concrete repair & landscaping in various locations

Monday to Friday

April 2016

7:00 am to 4:00 pm
Stillwell Road Intermittent Lane Closure Stillwell Road

Orcutt 
Residential Development

Terrace Villas

Monday to Friday

April 2016

9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Refugio Road Intermittent Lane Closure Refugio Road

Santa Ynez 
Residential Development

Golden Inn & Village 

Monday to Friday

April 2016

7:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sanja Cota Avenue Lane Closure Sanja Cota Avenue 

Santa Ynez

Frontage improvement on Sanja Cota Avenue

Chumash Casino

Monday to Friday

April 2016

7:00 am to 4:00 pm

Union Avenue Intermittent Lane Closure 125 Union Avenue

Orcutt
Frontage Improvements on Union Avenue

Union Mercantile

Monday to Friday

April 2016

8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Twitchell Street Intermittent Lane Closure 235 Twitchell Street

Orcutt
Frontage Improvements on Pinal Street
Monday to Friday

April 2016

8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Orcutt Road Intermittent Lane Closure 3400 Orcutt Road

Orcutt
Frontage Improvements on Winter Road

Evergreen Shopping Center
         

Monday to Friday

June 8 to August

8 am to 4 pm

State Route 1 One Lane Traffic State Route 1 near  Orcutt from Solomon Road to Waldorf Undercrossing Resurfacing
         

Thursday

June 11 to September

8 am to   6 pm

State Route 166 Lane Closure State Route 166 East New Cuyama from Cottonwood Canyon to Cuyama River Bridge News Release
         
 

Weekly: Every Sunday

9am-3pm

 

West of Constellation Rd

Caution

Burton Mesa Boulevard

Special Event: Vandenberg Village Farmers Market

         
 

Refugio Rd

Closure

Refugio Rd.
(Dirt section) closed to all traffic on Santa Ynez side

 

West Camino Cielo Road (top of the mountain) to 4.3 miles south of Highway 246

Damage due to Gap Fire Equipment
         

 

South Route 166

Closure

One mile East of Jct. South Route 1

Caltrans: Due to construction -
a detour is available.

         
 

 

     

A route or route segment on which the flow of traffic is impacted due to an emergency/storm condition may be classified as follows:

ADVISORY: Exercise extreme caution when traveling.

CLOSED:
 No traffic permitted on this roadway except for emergency response and law enforcement. 

IMPASSABLE:
 Vehicular travel is prohibited on this roadway due to unsafe roadway conditions caused by storms or other emergencies. Maintenance personnel are engaged in other related activities and are unable to install road closure devices at this time.


For traffic updates to the Caltrans HWY. 101 PROJECT AT CATHEDRAL OAKS/HOLLISTER, please visit the Caltrans District 5 website at: http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist05/maint/road/upsb.htm or,  click here for the latest Press Release 

PLEASE SEE OUR ROADWORK UPDATE PAGE FOR CURRENT ROADWORK CLOSURES HERE 

Santa Barbara County Real-Time Rainfall Data

 

The County of Santa Barbara Public Works Department (SBCPWD) provides this information as a public service. The information on this website reflects SBCPWD's best information at the time of preparation and actual conditions may vary. Severe weather, sudden temperature changes, snow, rainfall, fire or other events can cause road conditions to change rapidly. For this reason, the information provided on this site might not reflect changes that have taken place since the last scheduled update. Therefore, no warranty of accuracy or completeness is expressed or implied. Normal commute traffic, ramp closures, and city roads are not included on this list. Drivers are reminded to exercise caution at all times.

Sand bags are also available to the public, free of charge, at the following primary locations:

Santa Barbara Maintenance Yard:Map Icon
Dump Road, Top of hill, near Transfer Station, CA 93110

Santa Maria Maintenance Yard:Map Icon
912 W. Foster Rd.,Santa Maria, CA 93455


Sand bags are not pre-filled and each individual will be limited to a maximum of twenty-five while supplies last. More information concerning sand bags is available on the Department's Flood Control mainline at 805/568-3440.

Community Links:

SBRoads.com

Caltrans District 5 website 

For information on State Highways, go to the CHP Traffic Incident Information Page

California State Highway System California Department of Transportation
California Department of Transportation Current Highway Information California Department of Transportation
California Mountain Highways California Department of Transportation

Caltrans Live Traffic Camera
State Highway 101 at Patterson Ave 
State Highway 101 at Milpas St 
State Highway 101 at Las Positas Rd 
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Those relying on the information on this page do so at their own risk and neither the County of Santa Barbara, the SBCPWD, nor any of their employees or agents shall be liable for either the accuracy of this information nor any actions taken in reliance thereon.

 

 
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