UPDATE: As of 8 p.m., authorities say that traffic is slowly clearing.
Road construction in San Luis Obispo County is causing major delays for commuters.
Caltrans officials stated on Twitter that roads near Highway 41 and 46 were backed up for 11 miles and that commuters should expect a 3-hour delay.
They said at least one lane of the highway is closed and that the earliest time the roads can be reopened is around 6 p.m.
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Road construction causing major delays towards San Luis Obispo