I-57 lanes closed due to semi fire


UPDATE (3 p.m. on 10/29) Officers announced that all lanes of I-57 are now open.

UPDATE (2 p.m. on 10/29) — Officers said one lane of I-57 northbound is now open. The right lane at milepost 223 is still closed since cleanup is taking place.

CHAMPAIGN COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — Illinois State Police were dispatched to I-57 in response to a report on a semi truck caught on fire early Friday morning.

Police said if you plan to take I-57 to work this morning, you may need to find a different way.

According to officers, the northbound lanes will continue to be closed until around 1 p.m. After 1 p.m., northbound traffic may be opened with a partial lane closure in the right lane at Milepost 223. All southbound lanes are clear.

This story will be updated.

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