101 Freeway Closed “Indefinitely” Due to Flooding
HIGHWAY 101 CLOSED DUE TO FLOODING
Both southbound and northbound lanes of U.S. Highway 101 are closed indefinitely in South San Francisco due to major flooding, California Highway Patrol announced Saturday morning.
Caltrans crews are on the scene.
All drivers are advised to utilize Interstate Highway 280 as an alternate route.
MUDSLIDES AND FLOODING SHUTS TRAFFIC IN SEVERAL LOCATIONS IN SF
Officials in San Francisco issued alerts for several areas affected by mudslides and flooding Saturday.
Bernal Heights Park parking lot, 400 Block of Ulloa Street and the area of O’Shaughnessy Boulevard and Malta Drive were impacted by mudslides. Residents should expect traffic delays, consider alternate routes and allow for additional travel time.
In addition, residents are urged to avoid the areas of 14th and Folsom streets as well as Marina Boulevard by Marina Green due to flooding.
For live traffic information visit https://511.org/.
SANTA CRUZ CO.: HIGHWAY 9 CLOSED DUE TO MUDSLIDE, WON’T REOPEN TODAY
A section of Highway 9 near Boulder Creek is fully closed Saturday afternoon due to a slide that has brought dirt and debris across lanes.
Highway 9 has been fully closed as of 1:10 p.m. between Bear Creek Road and Riverdale Boulevard.
Contracted crews are expected to mobilize on New Year’s morning to begin work to remove the slide, after which point a reopening projection will be made, according to Caltrans officials.
Updates will be provided as more information becomes available.
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