SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, Calif. - CHP officers responded to reports of a broccoli spill on Highway 246 early Wednesday evening.
According to the CHP incident page, 20 boxes of broccoli spilled just before 5 p.m. along Highway 246 at Purisima Road, just outside of Lompoc.
The cases of produce and a produce truck were blocking lanes, according to people driving in the area.
Highway 246 is the main detour for drivers trying to get around a Highway 1 construction project in the Lompoc area.
The highway was closed between Jalama Road and Santa Rosa Road from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday for construction work.