In preparation for potential storm impacts this winter, Loma Alta Drive will be closed to vehicular traffic, from Coronel Street to West Canon Perdido Street, starting Monday, Oct. 23, the Santa Barbara Public Works Department has announced.

The community is encouraged to sign up for ReadySBC Alerts, which is the county’s notification system that allows public safety officials to alert community members of emergencies and any necessary protective actions, such as evacuation and sheltering in place.

Alerts and warnings can be sent to mobile devices (call or text), email, landline phones, and TTY/TDD. For more information, visit
For information on the Public Works Streets Operations and Infrastructure Management division, visit