Too Tall Load Crashes Into Perkins Street Overcrossing Near Ukiah
Around 3 p.m., a southbound tractor trailer carrying a large excavator on Hwy 101 struck the Perkins Street overpass near Ukiah. Luckily, it did not get stuck. However, the outside (#2) lane is closed during repairs.
Caltrans suggests drivers “anticipate minor traffic slowdowns and exercise caution as you travel through the area.”In addition, they stated later, “Perkins Street will be closed in both directions at the overpass for the night. Motorists should consider using Gobbi Street as an alternative.”
As of 5:13 p.m. there are reports of traffic backed up on the California Highway Patrol page.