California and Santa Barbara County Road Conditions

Solvang and the Santa Ynez Valley are open and awaiting your visit.

FYI—from the official Caltrans Twitter feed . . .

Caltrans Central Coast (District 5) January 15, 2018, 1pm

#MontecitoFlood Update: due to ongoing clean-up/repairs/weekend rain forecast, #Hwy101 will NOT reopen for at least another week. The detour remains #Hwy5 to #Hwy46 or #Hwy166. @PacSurfliners train is another option.

Also be aware that Santa Barbara Airbus is still offering 5-times daily service to LAX on a modified route/schedule until the 101 reopens.

Thanks and please stay safe!

Travelers heading north from Los Angeles area to reach Solvang and the Santa Ynez Valley should travel North on Interstate 5 to HWY 166 (Mettler Exit) to HWY 101 South to HWY 246 (Solvang Exit).)

Some good news: Amtrak resumed train service Thursday, January 11, through Santa Barbara and Oxnard - offering another option besides the ferry for travel between Ventura and Santa Barbara.


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