2 Semi-Truck Crashes Cause Heavy Traffic On East, Westbound I-80

(C) Nicole Bertic/Patch Joliet police have not given an estimate for when the roadway will be cleared.

JOLIET, IL — Two semi-truck crashes in opposite directions on Interstate 80 are causing heavy traffic Tuesday afternoon, state police said. According to traffic officials, a semi-truck headed westbound on I-80 is blocking the lefthand lanes of the interstate near Briggs Street as of 10:30 a.m. Tuesday and another semi-truck is in a ditch on eastbound I-80 near Illinois 53.

Heavy traffic begins at Interstate 355, Joliet officials said.

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