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Backhoe hits Highway 99 overpass off Eaton Road causing traffic

California Highway Patrol says witnesses saw a backhoe hit the Eaton Road overpass off highway 99 and fall onto the highway going southbound.

Posted: Apr 27, 2021 11:00 AM
Updated: Apr 27, 2021 3:23 PM

CHICO, Calif.- California Highway Patrol says that at 8:33 a.m. witnesses saw a backhoe hit the Eaton Road overpass off Highway 99 and fall onto the highway going southbound. 

As of 12:37 p.m. traffic has returned to normal and all lanes have opened up. 

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