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Multiple highways closed due to storm in Santa Barbara County

Posted at 1:19 AM, Jan 10, 2023
and last updated 2023-01-10 12:49:55-05

HWY 101 and SR 1 closed in Gaviota since 1:50 a.m. Tuesday.

Santa Barbara County announced overnight road closure information Tuesday, as emergency services crews dealt with the storm damage and prepared for continued severe weather into the morning.

As of midnight, the county announced these closures:

  • Northbound HWY 101 at Mariposa Reina to HWY 1 North of Gaviota, HWY 33 through Santa Claus Lane and Winchester Canyon
  • Southbound HWY 101 at Milpas closed to SR 150
  • HWY 154 closed in both directions
  • HWY 166 closed from HWY 101 near Santa Maria to HWY 33 along Cuyama HWY.
  • Bull Canyon Road to HWY 166

Please avoid traveling on the roads unless absolutely necessary. Drive slow, and keep your distance between cars.