‘Several crashes’ on I-80

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A semi truck is towed on Interstate 80 just west of the Interstate 88 interchange after “several crashes” on August 1, 2019. (Bryan Bobb, OurQuadCities.com)

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.

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