Traffic has slowly resumed after a crash closed Highway 101 northbound at the Cuesta Grade summit Sunday afternoon.
According to the CHP traffic incident page, a vehicle was reported on its side blocking all lanes of traffic shortly after 3:15 p.m. No one was injured.
Viewers have reported a long wait time as of 5:30 p.m. CHP says multiple vehicles have attempted to make illegal u-turns, causing near misses in southbound traffic.
— Antonin van der Lely (@antoninvdlely) May 5, 2019
Among updates on the incident shortly after the crash, Caltrans was being prepared for a “long term closure.”
But in a recent tweet from CAL Fire SLO, the road will reopen soon.
NORTH BOUND HWY 101 IS CLOSED AT THE CUESTA GRADE SUMMIT DUE TO NON INJURY VEHICLE TRAFFIC COLLISION. IT WILL BE REOPEND SOON.
— CAL FIRE SLO (@CALFIRE_SLO) May 5, 2019