MODESTO, Calif. — Update: 7:47 p.m.
According to Caltrans, there are no more traffic restrictions for Highway 99.
Enough shattered glass to cover a football field is draped across some lanes of northbound Highway 99 in Modesto, according to CHP.
All lanes along HW-99 near Carpenter Road are closed as Caltrans tries to clean up the mess.
CHP-Modesto currently believe the glass came from a tractor-trailer combination that spilled it.
According to CHP-Modesto, the spill happened around 3:48 when a 69-year-old man spilled 93 panes of glass on the highway, just south of Carpenter. Authorities described the vehicle as a 3XL tractor and trailer.
The glass was about 96" X 130", according to CHP.
Authorities are asking people to avoid the area.
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