June 14, 2018 03:56 PM
A semi truck tipped over in a busy stretch of Interstate 35W Thursday morning, prompting the Minnesota Department of Transportation to close a stretch of the highway briefly.
KSTP Traffic Reporter Josie Smith said the incident happened on southbound I-35W near Interstate 94 and downtown Minneapolis.
See it here? A semi tipped over on 35W SB in the curve near 94 near dt Mpls. Right lane blocked for now, but crews are going to need to upright that thing....https://t.co/2bXnWJs5hf pic.twitter.com/v2huZJyzdf— KSTP Traffic (@kstptraffic) June 14, 2018
MnDOT officials were initially unsure whether they would need to close the highway, but at 11:50 a.m. Thursday, the highway was closed at I-94.
Crews reopened the area affected just before 1 p.m.
The incident happened in an area under construction that is part of the Downtown to Crosstown project.
Updated: June 14, 2018 03:56 PM
Created: June 14, 2018 10:39 AM
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