Both directions of Hwy 101 reopen in Gilroy

GILROY (KRON) — Both directions of Highway 101 were closed in Gilroy Sunday night because Uvas Creek has overflowed and flooded the highway, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The flooding began around 7:30 p.m. The highway is closed near the area of Monterey Road.

Some cars tried driving through the water, but they ended up getting stuck, a CHP dispatcher said.

Highway 101 is now open Monday morning.

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