Weather, traffic cause 4-hour delays on Sunrise Highway


SAN DIEGO — Authorities asked people to avoid Sunrise Highway Tuesday as they reported wait times of up to four hours to get up to Mt. Laguna.

The on-ramps to Sunrise Highway from Old Highway 80 and Interstate 8 were closed while the California Highway Patrol reported some drivers were waiting four hours to get up the mountain.

SkyFOX showed cars at a standstill lining the roadway. People were out of their cars sledding and playing in the snow.

The I-8 ramp to Sunrise Highway reopened just before 2:30 p.m. and the exit on Old Highway 80 was open again by 6:15 p.m.

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