Traffic slowed on southbound I-805 in Mission Valley due to police activity


SAN DIEGO – Traffic was snarled up Tuesday afternoon on southbound Interstate 805 north of Interstate 8 in Mission Valley due to police activity.

Motorists were asked to avoid the area after several lanes of traffic were closed at about 1:50 p.m., according to Caltrans San Diego. As of 3:15 p.m., the right four lanes of traffic were shut down with the left two lanes remaining open, the agency said. Police also closed the eastbound and westbound on-ramps to I-8.

By about 6 p.m., the agency said all lanes had reopened.

At the time lanes were closed, SkyFOX video showed vehicles traveling at reduced speeds and backed up as far north as State Route 52, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Check back for updates on this developing story.

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