(This page is updated as roadway conditions change. This is the most current information.)

 

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. To can contact us during regular business hours (7:00 a.m. ­ to 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. 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 Caltrans highway projects, click here.

PLEASE SEE OUR ROADWORK UPDATE PAGE FOR CURRENT ROADWORK CLOSURES HERE.

Santa Barbara County Real­Time 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 and Santa Maria Maintenance Yard.

South County Closures
Date / Time Route Status Location Reason
Starting
Jan 5, 2017
Until Completed
Foothill Road Advisory Foothill Road @ Cieneguitas Rd
Santa Barbara
Emergency Water Main Break

Goleta Water has installed a steel plate on Cieneguitas Rd, until ground is dry enough to pave.
Jan 2017
M- Sun
24 Hours
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 channelizes delineating the area of greatest subsidence.
Jan 2017
M-F
7:30 am to
4:00 pm
Patterson Avenue Advisory 500 Patterson Avenue Residential Tract Development Tree Farm Project, Traffic Control
Jan 2017 
M-F
7:30 am to
3:30 pm
El Colegio Road Intermittent Traffic Control

Flashing Signal Lights 
El Colegio Road & Storke Road
Isla Vista
Road Improvements & Traffic Signals, UCSB Housing Development -
Contractor will be stripe road; open left turn pocket @ Slough Rd & working in the Median on El Colegio.
Jan 2017
M-F 
7:30 am to
4:00 pm
Via Los Santos      Advisory 4700 Via Los Santos
Santa Barbara
Sub-Division Improvements Boulder Project, Traffic Control
Jan 2017
M-F 
7:30 am to
4:00 pm
Patterson Avenue Advisory 533 Patterson Avenue (North of University Dr)
Santa Barbara     
Residential Tract Development Knoll Project, Final Inspection
Traffic Control
Jan 2017 
M-F
7:30 am to
4:00 pm
State Street Advisory 4111 State Street
Santa Barbara
Development Improvements; Traffic Control
Jan 2017
M-F
8:00 am to
4:00 pm
Auhay Drive Advisory      4575 Auhay Drive at Arroyo Rd
Santa Barbara
Residential Tract Development Project
Jan 2017
M-F
8:00 am to 
4:00 pm
Tunnel Road LANE CLOSURE Tunnel Road
Mission Canyon
Install New Storm Drain
Jan 2017
M-F
8:00 am to
4:00 pm
Via Real LANE CLOSURE 3890 Via Real
Carpinteria     
Maintain Gas Facility & Patch repair.
Jan 2017
M-F
8:00 am to 
4:00 pm
Agana Drive LANE CLOSURE 5446 Agana Drive
Santa Barbara
Sewer Lateral Replacement
Jan 2017
M-F
8:00 am to 
4:00 pm
Calle Tania LANE CLOSURE 5028 Calle Tania
Santa Barbara
Sewer Lateral Replacement
Jan 2017
M-F
8:00 am to 
4:00 pm
Tunnel Road LANE CLOSURE Tunnel Road at Montrose Place
Mission Canyon
Install 170' Sewer Line Extension & one Manhole
Jan 20, 2017
Friday
12:30 pm to
4:30 pm
West Mountain Drive LANE CLOSURE 225 West Mountain Drive
Montecito
Replace Existing Power Pole
Jan 23, 2017
Monday
8:00 am to
4:00 pm
Walnut Park Drive     ROAD CLOSURE & DETOUR 5085 Walnut Drive
Santa Barbara
Replace Existing Pad-Mount Transformer
         
Jan-May 2017
Daily
Sandspit Road
Goleta Beach
Advisory use Caution Goleta Beach Enterance - Sandspit Road
Goleta
Goleta Beach Bridge Replacement Project, 
WEATHER PERMITTING

Contractor will resume work May 1, 2017.
North County Closures
Date / Time Route Status Location Reason
Jan 9, 2017 5:45 am Black Rd      Road Closure From Betteravia to Mahoney Flooding
Jan 7, 2017 11:30 am Foothill Road Road Closure Kirschenmann Rd to Hwy 33 Flooding
Jan 2017
 M-F
7:00 am to
4:00 pm
First Street Intermittent Lane Closure First Street Orcutt Residential Tract Development Stonegate
Jan 2017
M-F
7:00 am to
4:00 pm
Rice Ranch Road Intermittent Lane Closure Rice Ranch Road
Orcutt
Residential  Development Utility Service Connections, concrete repair & landscaping in various locations
Jan 2017 
M-F 
9:00 am to
3:00 pm
Bradley Road     Intermittent Lane Closure Bradley Road
Orcutt
Residential Development - all work within fenced Tract boundaries - Trucks entering Bradley Road
Jan 2017
M-F
7:00 am to
4:00 pm
Black Road Intermittent Traffic Control Black Road
Santa Maria
North County Jail Project
Utility installations & road improvements
Jan 2017
M-F
8:00 am to
4:00 pm
Jonata Street Intermittent Lane Closure 2355 Jonata Street Los Olivos Frontage Improvement on Jonata St & Nojoqui Ave. Rancheros Visitadores
Jan 2017 
M-F 
7:00 am to 
4:00 pm
Kirschenmann Road Intermittent Lane Closure Kirschenmann Road
Cuyama
Cuyama Solar Array Project
Frontage Improvements
Jan 2017 
M-F
7:00 am to
4:00 pm
Sanja Cota Avenue Intermittent Lane Closure Sanja Cota Avenue Punch List work on Sanja Cota Avenue, Chumash Casino, Santa Ynez
Jan 2017
M-F
7:00 am to 
4:00 pm
Various County Roads Intermittent Traffic Control Various County Roads in Santa Ynez area Bore & Backfill six Geotechnical soil borings in dirt shoulder.
         
Oct 2016-Jan 2017
M-F 
7:00 am to
5:00 pm
Jalama Road Intermittent Traffic Control Expect Delays Jalama Road Bridge 13 at State Route 1 Jalama Road Rehabilitation / Widening Bridge 51C-0013,
WEATHER PERMITTING, 
Contractor will paint cobblestone texture on concrete barrier; begin installing barbed wire fence & Midwest Guard Rail System; Finish grading shoulder from station 10+00 to 11+75 left of center line.
         
 
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