Hwy 101 South Lanes Reopen in Buellton
Update by Caltrans
All lanes of southbound US 101 are now open in the Buellton area of Santa Barbara County following a traffic incident involving a big-rig truck early this morning.
Date/Time: Tuesday November 16, 2021 at 6:48 AM
Location: Southbound US 101 near Santa Rosa Road in Santa Barbara County.
Description of Incident
The southbound lanes of US 101 are closed near Santa Rosa Road in the Buellton area of Santa Barbara County due to a traffic incident involving an overturned big-rig truck. Travelers are using the center divider to pass this incident.
Estimated Time of Opening: The southbound lanes are expected to re-open in two hours.
CHP Traffic Incident Information Page: http://cad/chp.ca.gov
Nov 17, 2021 06:24 AM
Drivers & motorcyclists choosing to dart in and out may be causing some of these semi accidents. Rig drivers can't brake their vehicle's forward motion fast enough to accommodate vehicles cutting in front of them without enough clearance.
Nov 17, 2021 08:55 AM
Plus almost a total disregard for the 55 mph speed limit through this construction zone.