Public Safety

Jackknifed semi blocks I-80 near West Branch

An Iowa Department of Transportation camera along Interstate 80 at Wapsi Avenue shows a jackknifed semi being towed Monday, Nov. 11, 2019
An Iowa Department of Transportation camera along Interstate 80 at Wapsi Avenue shows a jackknifed semi being towed Monday, Nov. 11, 2019

IOWA CITY — A jackknifed semi is blocking portions of Interstate 80 Monday morning.

According to the Iowa Department of Transportation, westbound I-80 is blocked between exits 254 and 249.

Update: Westbound Interstate 80 was reopened at about 8 a.m.

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