33 damaged roadway

Photo by Caltrans District 7

View of collapsed roadway on SR-33, north of Ojai.

The California Department of Transportation has released new information about efforts to reopen SR-33 through Los Padres National Forest.

The highway, also known as Maricopa Highway, remains closed from Matilija Hot Springs Road to the Ozena Fire Station to repair extensive damage from winter storms, the agency stated in a May 26 news release.