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Pavement issues close Jalama Road from Hwy 1 to Jalama Beach near Lompoc

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Posted at 10:15 AM, Mar 21, 2023

UPDATE (Wed., March 22, 2023) - The Shelter in Place advisory for Jalama Road has been canceled. The road remains closed to the public until further notice.

The Santa Barbara County Office of Emergency Services says residents should take caution in the area and avoid traveling on the road in large or oversized vehicles.

New road damage can be reported to the County Lompoc Road Yard by calling (805) 737-7773.

(Tues., March 21, 2023) - The latest storm has forced the closure of Jalama Road outside of Lompoc, and Santa Barbara County emergency managers have issued a Shelter in Place advisory for residents along that road.

The road from Highway 1 to Jalama Beach was closed Tuesday morning. Pictures from the Santa Barbara County Public Works Department show movement and cracks in the pavement.

The impacted area at mile marker 6 has cones placed around it, but the entire section of the road is currently closed.

It’s unknown when the road may reopen.

Jalama Road was closed earlier this year after a slipout occurred in January.

For the latest information on other storm-related road closures in Santa Barbara County, click here.

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