UPDATE (4:07 p.m.) - Caltrans says both southbound lanes have reopened, but drivers should still prepare for delays in the area.
UPDATE (3:14 p.m.) - Caltrans says a SigAlert has been issued for the area. The lane closure is now expected to last until 4 p.m.
ORIGINAL STORY: Drivers should expect some delays if heading southbound on Highway 101 in Carpinteria Monday afternoon.
Caltrans says one southbound lane is expected to be closed until about 2 p.m. for emergency drainage work in the area.
The closure affects the area from Reynolds Avenue to the Linden Avenue overcrossing.
People are reminded to drive carefully through work zones.