Highway 99 at Highway 155 in Delano back open

Man standing atop bridge voluntarily came down

DELANO, Calif. -  Highway 99 at Highway 155 in the Delano area is back open after being closed for almost 11 hours Saturday.

Witnesses nearby said they saw a man standing atop the Garces Highway overpass earlier Saturday morning. California Highway Patrol officials were called out to the scene around 10:15 a.m. Saturday.
 
Officials talked to the man and Delano Police told 23 ABC the man voluntarily came down around 9:00 p.m. Saturday. The highway then opened back up a little over a half hour later.
 
For traffic conditions statewide go to www.chp.ca.gov and click on the news and traffic tab and then click on current traffic conditions.
 
 
 
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