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Update: Southbound Highway 99 reopens south of Elk Grove

A big rig crash closed southbound Highway 99 Tuesday morning south of Elk Grove.
A big rig crash closed southbound Highway 99 Tuesday morning south of Elk Grove. Modesto Bee

Southbound Highway 99 south of of Elk Grove was closed for more than nine hours after a big rig crash Tuesday morning.

The crash took place just before 11 a.m. and closed both lanes of the highway. The lanes were reported open at 8:20 p.m., according the California Highway Patrol.

Motorists were advised to use a detour at Grant Line Road during the closure.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews

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