SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A disabled big rig closed the far right lane of the western span of the Bay Bridge Tuesday afternoon, according to authorities.
The tractor trailer was located west of Treasure Island in the #5 lane.READ MORE: UPDATE: Fawn Fire Grows to 6,850 Acres in Shasta County; No New Structures Destroyed
The San Francisco CHP office tweeted about the incident shortly after 4 p.m. Tuesday.
Lane #5 westbound I-80, just west of Treasure Island is currently blocked due to a disabled big rig. Expect delays.READ MORE: Costco Limits Water, Toilet Paper, Other Purchases Due To Supply Chain Delays
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— CHP San Francisco (@CHPSanFrancisco) October 15, 2019
While there was less traffic on westbound I-80 due to the closure of a stretch of the highway in Crockett due to the NuStar refinery fire, the closure had an impact on the evening commute.MORE NEWS: SF City Planners Won't Allow Taqueria El Farolito In North Beach Due To 'Chain Store' Ban
The lane was reopened sometime Tuesday evening.