A trailer carrying tar overturned on southbound Interstate Highway 880 in Hayward late Wednesday morning, creating a sticky mess for motorists, according to the California Highway Patrol.
We have a sticky mess out here on I-880 Southbound, north of Tennyson Road. A trailer carrying tar overturned spilling liquid tar on the roadway. The #1 and #2 lanes are blocked. ETA unknown for reopening blocked lanes. Expect delays, use alternate routes if possible. pic.twitter.com/dzAAH81tL5
— CHP Hayward (@CHPHayward) September 26, 2018
An alert for heavy traffic was issued after the incident at about 11:30 a.m. The tar spill is blocking two lanes on the freeway just north of Tennyson Road, according to the CHP.
Motorists should expect delays and use alternate routes. There is no estimated time for the lanes to be reopened, according to the CHP.