UPDATE: I-80 opens after truck crash

Last updated: September 10, 2013 - 11:33am


Two cranes set a tanker truck back on its wheels during cleanup of an accident in the westbound lanes of Interstate 80 just east of the Lightstreet interchange on Tuesday morning. (Press Enterprise/Bill Hughes)

LIME RIDGE – Interstate 80 west reopened between Lime Ridge and Lightstreet around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, after it had been closed for hours due to cleanup from an overturned tanker truck.

Traffic diverted onto Route 11 by the shutdown of the westbound lanes had earlier caused a jam on the southbound lanes of Route 11 as it passed under I-80.

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