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Minor Rockslide on Highway 154 in Santa Barbara

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Eastbound lane of Highway 154 temporarily closed due to minor rock slide.

UPDATE: As of 8:17 p.m., Santa Barbara CHP predicts Highway 154 will be all clear in 20 minutes.

Please continue to reduce your speed in case of moisture and debris on the roadway.

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Santa Barbara CHP said boulders fell into the road on the Eastbound lane of Highway 154 Sunday evening.

CHP said the boulders fell just west of the power lines.

The Eastbound lanes of the highway will be temporarily closed and traffic is being routed through the Westbound lane.

CHP said to expect heavy traffic delays if traveling on Highway 154 and, if possible, use the U.S. 101 as an alternate route.

Santa Barbara CHP and Caltrans District 5 are working quickly to remove the boulders from the road.

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Jessica Brest

Jessica Brest is a digital journalist and assignment editor at KEYT | KCOY | KKFX.