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Caltrans closes Highway 101 lanes near Montecito due to flooding

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California Department of Transportation

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, Calif. -- Caltrans temporarily closed the number 2 northbound lane of Highway 101 near Montecito Monday afternoon.

The lane was closed around 11:30 a.m. at Romero Creek, or Sheffield Drive, due to flooding.

Rainfall caused slick roads and flooding in many areas in Santa Barbara on Monday.

The number 1 lane remained open for traffic.

Caltrans removed the water from the Highway.

Both lanes have since reopened.

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