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Central Coast storm-related road closures

Shelter in place for Jalama Rd, 3/21/23.
Public Works Department for the County of Santa Barbara
Shelter in place for Jalama Rd, 3/21/23.

CENTRAL COAST, Calif. – County officials, Caltrans and California Highway Patrol provided the following status updates on highway and road closures in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties affected by the storm.

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Santa Barbara County road closures (south to north)

  • Carpinteria, Montecito, Santa Barbara:
    • Padaro Ln bridge closure
    • Bella Vista from Romero Canyon to Ladera Ln
  • South Coast Mountains:
    • East Camino Cielo from Painted Cave Rd to Gibraltar
    • Stagecoach from Paradise to Highway 154
    • Gibraltar Rd closure about 500' north of Santa Barbara city limit
  • Gaviota coast:
    • Refugio Rd from Calle Real to W Camino Cielo
  • Santa Ynez / Buellton
    • Figueroa Mountain Rd 6.5 mile marker north from Highway 154
    • Foxen Canyon Rd at 2.8 mile marker – single lane, alternating traffic
    • N Refugio Rd 4.3 mile marker south of Highway 246 – impassable
    • Alisal Rd – Nojoqui Falls Park is not accessible
  • Lompoc:
    • Jalama Rd at mile marker 6.0 – shelter in place
    • Drum Canyon Rd from Highway 246 at Santa Rosa Ranch mile marker 4.2 to south of Centennial mile marker 3.1
    • San Miguelito Canyon Rd at Miguelito Park
  • Santa Maria / Orcutt (click here for an interactive map of the city of Santa Maria):
    • CHP will close both north and southbound Highway 101 at Highway 135 with detours at the Bell St exits overnight Thursday
    • Foxen Canyon Rd from Long Canyon to Alisos Canyon Rd
    • Bedford Pl from Miles Ave to Lakeview Rd
    • Tepusquet Rd from Santa Maria Mesa Rd to Highway 166
    • Bonita School Road Crossing
    • W Main St is closed at the Guadalupe Dunes Park Kiosk
  • New Cuyama:
    • Aliso Park Rd from Foothill Rd west to south and at Aliso Park entrance

San Luis Obispo County road closures (south to north)

  • Nipomo:
    • South Thompson Ave from Rancho Rd to Highway 166
  • Morro Bay / Cayucos
    • Intermittent closures on Highway 41 near Old Morro Rd and Atascadero Creek Bridge
    • One lane closure both south and northbound Highway 1 at Toro Creek Rd and from Old Creek Rd to 13th St
  • Atascadero:
    • Highway 41 from San Gabriel Rd to Los Altos Rd due to slide activity
  • Ragged Point / Big Sur:
    • Highway 1 full closure at Ragged Point
    • Highway 1 full closure from north of Sand Dollar Day Use to South of Deetjen's Big Sur Inn

This is a developing story. More information will be provided as updates come into the newsroom.

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