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July 2, 2015 5:00 pm 

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

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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.

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

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.

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.

For traffic updates to the Caltrans HWY. 101 PROJECT AT CATHEDRAL OAKS/HOLLISTER, please visit the Caltrans District 5 website at: or,  click here for the latest Press Release 


Santa Barbara County Real-Time Rainfall Data

South County Closures

** City of Santa Barbara Roadway


Date / Time





July 9, 2015 8:00am to 4:00pm West Camino Cielo

Road Closure

5649 W. Camino Cielo Replacing power pole PERMIT & MAP
July 7, 2015  8:00am to 1:00pm Olive Rd

Road Closure

645 Olive Rd Replacing power pole PERMIT & MAP
July 6, 2015 8:00am to 5:00pm Cheltenham Rd

Road Closure

Cheltenham Rd & Ben Lomand Dr Replacing power pole PERMIT & MAP
July 6, 2015   8:00am to 4:00pm Dorking Pl

Road Closure

2623 Dorking Pl. Replacing power pole MAP
July 2, 2015   8:00am to 3:00pm Lilac Dr

Road Closure

627 Lilac Dr. Replacing power pole PERMIT & MAP
July 2, 2015   8:00am to 3:00pm San Leandro Ln

Road Closure

1696 San Leandro Ln Replacing power pole PERMIT & MAP
June 30, 2015 10:00pm to 5:00am Park Ln

Road Closure

809 Park Ln Replacing power pole PERMIT & MAP
June 26, 2015 8:00am to 3:00pm Lilac Dr

Road Closure

690 Lilac Drive Replacing 2 power poles PERMIT & MAP
June 26, 2015 8:00am to 4:00pm Dawlish Pl

Lane Closure

226 Dawlish Place Replacing power pole PERMIT
June 25, 2015 8:00am to 4:00pm Tunnel Rd Lane Closure 1065 Tunnel Road

Replacing power pole  PERMIT

June to July 2015 8:30 am to 4 pm

Magna Vista

Lane Closure

Magna Vista and Cross Streets

Backfilling Open Trenches and Paving

June 2015 8:00 am to 4 pm

 Ortega Hill Road

 Lane Closure  Ortega Hill Road and Santa Clause Lane  Excavate High Pressure Gas Line

Monday to Friday June 12, 2015 8:00am to 4 pm

Ortega Hill Road Lane Closure

Ortega Hill Road and Santa Clause Lane

Excavate and install piping for Hydro-Testing on Gas line

Monday to Friday

June 8 to 12, 2015

8 am to 4 pm

Dawlish Place Traffic Control

225 Dawlish Place


Repair of Existing Sewer Lateral

June 15 to 19, 2015

8 pm to 7 am

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

Began April 28, 2014

Monday through Friday

7 am-4 pm

Cathedral Oaks Bridge

Reduce to one lane in each direction

Expect 5 to 10 minute delays

Cathedral Oaks Bridge. West of Turnpike Road near Tucker Grove Park

Cathedral Oaks Bridge Project

New bridge will accommodate standard lane widths and improve pedestrian and bicycle access.

Traffic signal will be replaced with temporary four-way stops.

Press Release

North County Closures 







June 11, 2015

Foothill Rd. Closure Kirschenmann Road to Highway 33 Flood damage

June 15, 2015

8  am to 4 pm

Foxen Canyon Road Lane Closure 822 Foxen Road Replace overhead conductor

Monday to Friday

June 15 to 19, 2015

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

Santa Ynez

Frontage improvement on Sanja Cota Avenue

Monday, June 29, 2015  8:00am to 4:00pm

Bradley Road Lane Closure

Bradley Road between Clark Avenue and Stubblefield Road


Install new water main

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


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
May 4, 2015 to March 2016 Jalama Rd One Lane Traffic & Temporary Traffic Signal Jalama Creek 8 Miles from State Highway 1

Remove existing Bridge Deck and Structural steel of half of bridge - Stage 1 Construction

Mirosurfacing May 22

Weekly: Every Sunday



West of Constellation Rd


Burton Mesa Boulevard

Special Event: Vandenberg Village Farmers Market


Refugio Rd


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


One mile East of Jct. South Route 1

Caltrans: Due to construction -
a detour is available.




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:

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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