Protest Update 8.8.20 9:15 p.m. 101 is now open through Morgan Hill. Protestors are being escorted back to their vehicles.— Morgan Hill PD (@MorganHillPD) August 9, 2020
The California Highway Patrol said the northbound and southbound lanes of Highway 101 were shut down at the Tennant Avenue interchange with the freeway. The protesters were walking along Tennant Avenue when, at about 8 p.m., they walked onto the freeway.
Southbound Highway 101 became congested at Cochrane Road, and northbound traffic begins to back up between San Martin Avenue and Tennant Avenue.
Protest Update 8.8.20 9:25 p.m. Protesters are now heading west on Tennant. Please avoid Tennant between Vineyard and Condit. Take alternate route.— Morgan Hill PD (@MorganHillPD) August 9, 2020
Around 10 p.m. protesters began dispersing and returning to their vehicles, Morgan Hill police say.
Protest Update 8.8.20 9:57 p.m. Protesters have returned to their vehicles and are in the process of dispersing.— Morgan Hill PD (@MorganHillPD) August 9, 2020