Illinois State Police report that an 18-wheeler lost part of its load closing the two right lanes of the northbound Tri-state between the Bishop Ford Expressway and the Lincoln Oasis at 1:00 p.m. this afternoon. The lane closures is backing up westbound 80/94 traffic all the way from Chase Street. As of 3:00 p.m. State police say one right lane has been reopened but the westbound bound backups continue. At 3:18 p.m. a traffic also reported a disabled vehicle WB Borman in the inside right lane at mile marker 1.7. Motorists might want to take the Indiana Toll Road as an alternate.
- photo courtesy of INDOT -
(The backup to the Lincoln Oasis begins WB Borman at Chase Street)