Accident halts traffic on eastbound I-580 on Richmond-San Rafael Bridge

A tanker truck overturned on the eastbound lanes of the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge on Wednesday, July 20, 2016. (KGO-TV)

The California Highway Patrol issued a Sig-alert this evening after a tanker truck rolled over on eastbound Interstate Highway 580 on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The crash was reported around 6:55 p.m. when a big rig with an empty tank trailer hit a concrete railing and overturned blocking the shoulder and the slow lane.

A Sig-alert was issued at 7:13 p.m.

The fast lane has been closing intermittently as crews work to clear the roadway, according to the CHP. As of 9:45 p.m. the slow lane was expected to remain closed for several hours.
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