A stopped semi truck has backed up northbound traffic along Hwy 101 in Paso Robles, California Highway Patrol reports.
The stopped truck was first reported around 12:48 p.m. on Thursday at the exit for Hwy 46 East.
Traffic had slowed to a crawl by early afternoon. CHP reports it was backed up all the way to Paso Robles St.
In a tweet, Caltrans says the truck is a disabled fuel truck. Many responders are working to clear the road.
Traffic is moving slowly on northbound #US101 between the interchange with #Hwy46East and Paso Robles Street due to a disabled fuel truck. Traffic is moving slowly on 24th Street approaching Hwy. 46. All responders on scene to remove this truck.@PIOJimShivers @Alexa_Bertola— Caltrans District 5 (@CaltransD5) June 16, 2022
A road sign at Niblick Rd. advises drivers of the slowdown.