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UPDATE: SigAlert issued for portion of Hwy 101 in Carpinteria Monday

Posted at 12:31 PM, Oct 07, 2019

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.