UPDATE: All lanes are now open and traffic is flowing normal, according to Illinois State Police.
EARLIER UPDATE: Traffic is slow from the “Big X” intersection of I-80 and I-74 south of Colona, but moving, after several crashes.
EARLIER UPDATE: Emergency crews are responding to “several crashes” on westbound Interstate 80 near the Interstate 88 and Illinois Route 5 interchange, according to the Illinois State Police.
There are no injuries reported at this time
Traffic has been severely affected and backed up as far as the Big X intersection with Interstate 74 and Interstate 280 south of Colona.