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All lanes of Highway 99 near the I-5 split reopen following flooding

Posted at 6:48 AM, Nov 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-27 14:11:29-05

UPDATE (9:55 a.m.) All lanes are now open on Southbound 99 at the I-5 junction. Crews will remain on scene to monitor as more rainfall is expected throughout the day.

The California Highway Patrol is requesting Caltrans shut down Southbound Interstate 5 near Laval Road due to flooding.

The CHP reported flooding on Southbound I-5 at Laval Road about 6 a.m. At around 6:30 a.m., the CHP requested Caltrans shutdown the Southbound I-5.