I-80 blocked due to semi on fire, ‘hazardous accident’

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UPDATE: All lanes on I-80 have reopened.

EARLIER UPDATE: Westbound lanes on I-80 have reopened. Eastbound lanes remain blocked by emergency vehicles.

EARLIER UPDATE: Interstate 80 is blocked between U.S. 67 and Middle Road near the Mississippi River bridge due to emergency vehicles responding to a semi on fire.

IDOT called the accident “hazardous” and traffic has been rerouted to Interstate 280.

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