Police report flooding under I-80 overpass on Ashby Avenue

Drivers are encouraged to avoid Ashby at the I-80 overpass while Caltrans addresses the flooding.

Photo: Daniel McPartlan

Police report that rain has caused Ashby Avenue to flood underneath the I-80 overpass. In a Nixle alert published around 10 a.m. police encourage drivers to consider alternative routes.

Caltrans is on the scene, addressing the issue, according the the Nixle message.

BPD also reminds drivers to slow down during rainy conditions, use headlights and allow plenty of time to reach your destination.

Tracey Taylor is co-founder of Berkeleyside and co-founder and editorial director of Cityside. Email: tracey@citysidejournalism.org.