Update at 7:55am:
In Novato 101 Southbound at DeLong, the left lane is blocked and traffic is stopped from Petaluma Blvd. South
In the Northbound direction, the two left lanes are blocked at DeLong. The backup on that side of the freeway is to Rowland Blvd.
Update at 7:30am:
The middle lanes have been reopened in the Southbound direction ONLY. The left and right lanes are still blocked and the three left lanes are still closed in the Northbound direction.
Update at 6:45am:
The right lane is now open in the Northbound direction. All other lanes on both sides of the freeway are closed.
There is a major traffic alert Friday morning in the Bay Area.
A big rig carrying cars overturned 101 Southbound in Novato at DeLong around 1am and is blocking ALL lanes in the Southbound direction. When the rig overturned, the cars on the carrier spilled into the Northbound lanes blocking all lanes in that direction. Essentially the freeway is closed in BOTH directions at DeLong as of 6:10am Friday morning.
Alternate routes in the Southbound direction: Take the Atherton exit and take Redwood to Rowland. In the Northbound direction, take 37 to Atherton to 101.
We will update you as details become available.
Jack Kulp and Carolyn McArdle talked about it on the air. Listen below...