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Some local road closures remain in place Friday

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Posted at 5:14 AM, Jan 29, 2021

UPDATE (7:45 a.m.) - Road closures on First Street in Avila Beach have been lifted.
UPDATE (6:30 a.m.) - Caltrans says Highway 1 between Solomon and Black roads near Orcutt has reopened.

ORIGINAL STORY: Several road closures across the Central Coast remain in place Friday morning due to flooding.

Caltrans has closed Highway 246 in Buellton at Thumbelina Drive due to the risk of falling trees. The road is expected to reopen at 9 a.m. Friday. Drivers are advised to use highways 154 or 101 as detours.

Near Orcutt, Highway 1 between Solomon and Black roads is closed.

In Cambria, the 1700 block of Pierce Avenue is closed due to a fallen tree.

In the Avila Beach area, flooding closed San Luis Bay Drive from Monte Road to Highway 101.

A section of the Big Sur coast is also closed after a portion of the road in Monterey County washed away during the storm.