All Caldecott Tunnel lanes reopen after car fire prompted bore closure

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

An eastbound bore of the Caldecott Tunnel has reopened after being closed for hours Tuesday because of a vehicle fire inside the tunnel, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The car fire was reported shortly before 10 a.m. in Bore 2, the left of the two eastbound bores connecting Oakland and Orinda on Highway 24, CHP officials said.

Bore 2 as well as a lane of eastbound Bore 1 were closed for hours, backing up traffic on eastbound Highway 24.

All lanes reopened in both tunnels by about 12:40 p.m., according to the CHP.

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About the Author
Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.