FREMONT (CBS SF) — CHP issued a severe traffic alert late Friday afternoon when downed wires forced the closure of the southbound I-880 off-ramp to westbound State Highway CA-84 in Fremont for 90 minutes.
The 511.org Twitter account first posted about the closure shortly after 4:30 p.m. There was no wordREAD MORE: Farms, Ranches In Southern Santa Clara County Grapple With Worsening Drought
Downed Wires on Southbound I-880 exiting at CA-84 W in Fremont. Off Ramp Closed. https://t.co/ITRwoLsl4h
— 511 SF Bay (@511SFBay) April 16, 2021
An hour later at 5:38 p.m., CHP confirmed downed wires were an ongoing issue and the off-ramp remained closed.READ MORE: 5 Boats Burn, 4 Destroyed in the Delta Near Bethel Island
At around 6 p.m., authorities reported that the wires had been cleared and the off-ramp reopened.
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UPDATE: Residual Delays on Southbound I-880 exiting at CA-84 W in Fremont. All Lanes Open.
— 511 SF Bay (@511SFBay) April 17, 2021
Motorists are advised to expect residual delays in the area.