A stretch of Highway 65 near Oliverhurst is closed in both directions Tuesday morning after the roadway flooded, according to the California Highway Patrol.
According to CHP’s incident log, flooding was first reported at about 4:30 a.m. near McGowan Parkway following a possible water main break. Partial closures were in place until about 7:10 a.m., when Caltrans fully closed all southbound lanes. Northbound traffic was shut down a short time later.
As of 8:30 a.m., both directions of traffic are closed with no estimated time of reopening, according to a tweet by the CHP Yuba-Sutter office.
Northbound traffic is being diverted to 40 Mile Road and southbound traffic is being rerouted to Highway 70, according to the CHP.