101 Freeway in Santa Barbara County Reopens After Being Blocked by Deadly Mudslides

The portion of the 101 Freeway in Santa Barbara County that was blocked for two weeks by debris and soil left by an onslaught of deadly mudslides has finally reopened, Caltrans officials said in a tweet Sunday.

The agency said on Saturday that the highway would be open to drivers by Monday, but it appears officials were able to get it safely cleared even sooner.

Great news: #Hwy101 is now OPEN thru #Montecito @SBCounty! Thanks to our crews & contractors who made it happen. Off-ramps in...

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