UPDATE: Eastbound I-24 re-opened after semi overturns
The interstate was shut down for several hours while an overturned semi was righted.
UPDATE: TDOT and the THP have re-opened Interstate 24 eastbound to traffic. Drivers should expect some delays until a normal traffic flow returns.
Eastbound Interstate 24 was closed Monday morning near the I-59 junction after a semi laden with food overturned. Traffic is being diverted to surface roads and to I-59. TDOT expects to have the roadway re-opened by 8:00am ET.
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There is a crash near mile marker 166 which is near the split with I-59 in Dade County. We're told by Dade County Sheriff's Office, a semi carrying food has overturned.
As of now, there are no injuries. Officials are headed to the scene.
We currently have a crew en route and will update you with the latest details.