All lanes reopen on I-80 in Vallejo following police activity

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VALLEJO (KRON) – All lanes of Interstate 80 in Vallejo have been reopened on Monday evening after police activity caused the highway to close.

As of 5:55 p.m., all lanes were reopened at Magazine Street.

A severe traffic alert was issued Monday afternoon advising drivers to expect delays and use alternate routes.

Police say around 2:55 p.m. they were alerted of a man dangling his feet over Magazine Street crossing over the highway.

A negotiator was provided to speak with the man who was hanging his feet over the eastbound lanes.

CHP shut down the eastbound lanes, and shortly after, they shut down the westbound lanes.

Police say the negotiator talked to the man for hours and the incident was resolved around 5:53 p.m.

Officers were able to detain the 42-year-old man who provided them with an Oakland address.

The man was transported to a hospital to receive a medical evaluation.

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