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A transition road connecting two freeways in Long Beach is expected to stay closed until the early afternoon, as Caltrans personnel clean debris that fell out of an overturned big rig early Friday morning.
The big rig overturned just after 5:00AM on Friday, Aug. 19 on the connector from the eastbound Artesia (91) Freeway to the northbound Long Beach (710) Freeway, California Highway Patrol officials stated.
Authorities said they expected the closure to last until 12:30PM while Caltrans crews clean up the spilled debris and remove the big rig.
SIGALERT UPDATE IN LONG BEACH: EB SR-91 TO NB I-710 IS CLOSED UNTIL APPROX. 1230 HOURS DUE TO A TRAFFIC COLLISION— CHP PIO - LA County (@CHPsouthern) August 19, 2016
The big rig spilled produce it was carrying, according to CBS.
City News Service contributed to this report.