GALT (CBS13) – Expect heavy traffic heading up to Sacramento on both Interstate 5 and Highway 99 Monday morning.
According to Caltrans District 10, a collision on Interstate 5 is to blame for traffic on both freeways. Commuters have tried going over to Highway 99, prompting both freeways to see stop and go traffic.
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#Trafficalert COMMUTE TO SACRAMENTO: Both NB I-5 and NB SR-99 are thick with stop-and-go-traffic this morning commute. A collision created thick congestion on I-5, and that has sent commuters to SR-99 – which is also stop-and-go. Expect delays and please be patient this morning. pic.twitter.com/KCoR1K6Xt8
— Caltrans District 10 (@CaltransDist10) August 26, 2019
Expect it take about an hour to get from the Galt area to Sacramento on both I-5 and Highway 99.READ MORE: El Dorado County Braces For Flooding After Caldor Fire
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Drivers should expect delays.