ARLETA (CBS) — A Caltrans project caused major delays on Interstate 5 from Santa Clarita to Burbank early Tuesday morning.

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Five right lanes were closed for several hours, as well as the connector to the southbound 170 Freeway. Motorists were being detoured to surface streets in Arleta.

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Work on the project, which was expected to be completed for the day before rush-hour traffic, wrapped up just before 7:30 a.m.

All southbound lanes were reopened, but delays were expected throughout the morning.

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