Antioch Bridge closed in both directions until Thursday morning

The Antioch Bridge/ CA-160 are closed in both directions between the toll plaza in Oakley to CA-12 in Rio Vista due to several downed trees, according to the California Highway Patrol. 

The closure was announced around 9 p.m. on Wednesday. 

CHP said Caltrans hopes to have the roadway reopened by 9 a.m. Thursday morning. 

A severe traffic alert is also in effect. Motorists should consider taking alternate routes.