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December 15, 2008 3:59 PM
( This page is updated as roadway conditions change - Regardless of time of update, this is the most current information. This page will refresh every 3 minutes.)

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 travelling.
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.

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.

PLEASE SEE OUR ROADWORK UPDATE PAGE FOR CURRENT ROADWORK CLOSURES HERE

South County Closures

** City of Santa Barbara Roadway
Special Note
Public Works maintenance crews and contractors will be working on Gibraltar Rd. and Mountain Dr. for the near future. Please if you do not have a need to use these roads it would be appreciated if you could find an alternate route.

Date / Time Route Status Location Reason
11/26/08 2:00 pm Mountain Drive

CLOSED

Cold Spring to El Cielito Rd Unsafe road conditions due to Muddy roadway - (Open to Residents only)
11/26/08 12:00 pm Gibraltar Rd CLOSED Gibraltar thru East Camino Cielo to Painted Cave

Unsafe Roadway Conditions

01/24/08 01:10 East Camino Cielo CLOSED Painted cave Rd to Gibraltar Rd (HARD CLOSURE) Rough Road - Road work scheduled through January 2009
10/01/07 12:00 Greenwell Ave ADVISORY  Via Real / Lillie Ave. north to Summerland Greenwell Preserve Landslide - one lane

North County Closures

Date / Time Route Status Location Reason
12/01/08 13:00 Tepusquet Road crossing Closed Tepusquet Road crossing, at the Sisquoc River Preliminary work on bridge project. The crossing will remain closed until further notice.
07/23/08 11:10 Refugio Rd CLOSURE Refugio Road (dirt section) closed to all traffic on the Santa Ynez side. Damage Due to Gap Fire Equipment
11/26/08 08:45 Santa Barbara Canyon Crossing Closed  Crossing in Cuyama Area High Flows
01/04/08 17:00 Foothill Crossing Closed  Cuyama Area High Flows

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 locations:

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

Santa Maria Maintenance Yard:
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 Hotline at 805/568-3451 or mainline at 805/568-3440.

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
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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.

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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