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Highway 99 back open following brief closure in South Chico

UPDATE: A man standing on a sign above Highway 99 at the E. 20th St. overpass prompted a brief closure.

Posted: Jul 11, 2019 1:15 PM
Updated: Jul 12, 2019 9:24 AM

UPDATE: 1:40 p.m., Thursday, July 11, 2019 - A man standing on a sign above Highway 99 at the E. 20th St. overpass prompted a brief closure.

CHP told Action News Now reporter Laura Eng, Highway 99 is reopened following the closure at Skyway and a diversion at East 20th St.

Chico police said the man was taken to Behavioral Health and the scene is now clear.

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CHICO, Calif. - Traffic on Highway 99 is being diverted and shut down in two places in south Chico.

Traffic on Highway 99 at East 20th St. is being diverted and northbound traffic on Highway 99 at Skyway being shut down.

This is a developing story and Action News Now has a reporter on her way to the scene.

Please check back for updates.

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