Update: Benicia Bridge Reopens After 3-Alarm Vegetation Fire

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The California Highway Patrol is reporting that all northbound lanes of the Benicia Bridge have been shutdown due to a three-alarm vegetation fire.

According to Benicia Police, the heavy smoke is coming from the area of Bayshore and Park roads. The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District have sent at least 3 units to the incident.

The fire has also jumped both sides of I-680.

UPDATE:
All lanes are now open on the Benicia Bridge. The fire was estimated at around 5 acres and started near a homeless encampment. No other details were available.

Detail Information
3:40 PM41[86] ^***UPDATE SIGALERT*** EB 780 TO SB 680 #1 LANE CLOSED, #2 LANE OPEN. SB 680 #1 LANE CLOSED ALL OTHER LANES OPEN. ETO 45 MINUTES.
3:33 PM40[83] 22-S1 OPENING UP TO #2 / JUST KEEPING #1 CLOSED
3:33 PM39[82] 22-S1 OPENING EB 780 TRANS TO SB 680 AND SB 680 KEEPING #1 CLOSED ETO ~40 MINS
3:21 PM38[80] 1039 TMT RP
3:03 PM37[75] LL SOL FIRE
3:02 PM36[74] 22-1R NEG PER S UNITS /// FIRE PERSONELL STILL IN LANES
3:00 PM35[72] [Notification] [CHP]-SOL SO // EB 780 TO SB 680 CAN BE OPENED W/OUT RESTRICTIONS — SB 680 LN 2 CAN OPEN – KEEP LN 2 CLOSED [Shared]
2:55 PM34[71] 22-1R 105 UNITS SB 680 DIVERTING TRFC 780 // CALFIRE VEH HEADING WWAY // B22-080 CPYS
2:21 PM33[66] B22-80 CPYS LN 63
2:21 PM32[65] 22-1R WILL ADVS WHEN SB LNS CAN BE REOPENED
2:21 PM31[63] B22-80 INQ W/ FIRE // DOES NOT HAVE VIS OF BRDGE // 22-1R STILL HAVE A LOT OF SMOKE COMING ACCROSS SB LNS// ACTIVE FIRE TRANS BTWN 680 / 780
2:20 PM30[61] B22-80 SB ACROSS BRDG STILL SHUT DOWN // ALL DIVERTED TO WB 780
2:17 PM29[58] B22-80 VEHS CLR TRNS TO SB
2:17 PM28[57] B22-083 OPEN UP AT IND AND GO TO IND/ 22-83B CPS TRFC BACKED UP TO THE BRIDGE UNABLE TO GET THROUGH
2:17 PM27[56] 22-83B TRFC BACKED TO BRDG // CANT GET THROUGH
2:16 PM26[55] 22-80B OPEN AT IND EVERYON TO 780
2:14 PM25[54] TASKW .357 GG031 ,PER B22-80 INQ TO 19-683B HAVE HIM TURN AROUND REST OF THE VEHS
2:14 PM24[53] B22-080 INQ W/ 19-683B HAVE THEM TURN AROUND REST OF VEHS
2:11 PM23[49] 22-1R ENOUGHT SMOKE DISIPATED TO LET SB TRFC CLR / 80 DAYS DIVER NB 680 // A22-80 CPYS TRFC STILL GOING OVER FLYOVER
2:07 PM22[48] 1039 DOT-CC
1:57 PM21[45] B19-683B 1097 W/ SOLANO CHP UNITS BLKING FRWY ASKING FOR ASSIST JNO MIDSPAN BLKING SB 680 LNS
1:57 PM20[44] CORR LN 41 A22-080 ADVD TRFC BACKED UP TO LAKE HERMAN NEG BREAK NEEDED
1:55 PM19[41] B22-083 UNSURE IF BREAK WILL WORK /// B22-080 ADVD TRFC BACKED UP TO LAKE HERMAN NEG BREAK NEEDED
1:50 PM18[39] B22-083 BREAK IN PLACE SB JSO PARRISH
1:49 PM17[38] CORR LN 21 22-S2 CPYS VIA LL
1:45 PM16[33] 1039 DOT-CC
1:43 PM15[32] ^***ISSUE SIGALERT*** SB 680 JNO OF THE BENICIA BRIDGE ALL LANES CLOSED DUE TO FIRE. UNK ETO AT THIS TIME.
1:41 PM14[28] B22-080 SB 680 JSO 780 // BREAK TO TURN AROUND TO WB 780
1:41 PM13[26] 22-80 OPENING CON EB TO NB // FIRE DOESNT SEEM TO BE EFEECT THAT // NEED TO GET BACKED UP TRFC BACK TO CON RD
1:39 PM12[25] TASK .357 TMCGG, SIG ALERT SB SIDE OF BRIDGE COMPLETELY SHUT DOWN
1:39 PM11[22] B22-080 SIG ALERT SB SIDE OF BRDGE COMPLETELY SHUT DOWN
1:38 PM10[20] 19-683B CPYS LN 15
1:36 PM9[16] A22-080 TRFC STOPPED TRANS EB TO NB
1:36 PM8[15] B22-080 WILL HAVE TRFC STOPEED SB 680 JNO BRDG
1:34 PM7[9] B22-080 JUMPED FREEWAY // MIGHT HAVE TO CLOSE 780 TO SB /// TURNING TO TALK TO FIRE
1:34 PM6[8] A22-080 COMING W/ BREAK FROM EB
1:32 PM5[7] XFER FIRE
1:29 PM4[5] 22-80 PRETTY BIG GETTING CLOSE TO STORAGE LOT FOR NEW VEHS // 22-80 DOWN IN CYN WORKING ITS WAY TOWARD 780 // VISUAL OF FIRE
1:28 PM3[4] LL BEN FIRE
1:22 PM2[2] XFR BEN FIRE
1:22 PM1[1] TREE ON RHS ON FIRE