1 lane of westbound Hwy 84 on Dumbarton Bridge to remain closed due to repairs after big-rig fire

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Monday, November 7, 2022
Big rig fire on Dumbarton Bridge causes lane blockage
All westbound lanes and two eastbound lanes of Highway 84 on the Dumbarton Bridge are blocked Monday morning after a big rig truck caught fire.

NEWARK, Calif. (KGO) -- All lanes reopened Monday afternoon on the Dumbarton Bridge, nearly eight hours after a box truck carrying a load of shrimp caught fire and closed the westbound span to traffic.

The truck caught fire about 6:30 a.m. along westbound Highway 84 just past the toll plaza, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The truck may have hit a guardrail before catching fire, the CHP said.

The driver suffered minor injuries and was taken to a hospital as a precaution, but no other injuries were reported.

A Sig Alert was issued soon after the truck fire was reported and the bridge was closed to westbound traffic.

All lanes were reopened as of 2:10 p.m.

The CHP said that the right lane would be closed for six hours, starting at 3 p.m., for repairs to the guardrail.

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