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NEW-I-64 east reopens after tractor trailer fire closes lanes

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NEW INFORMATION:

All lanes of I-64 near the 17th Street West bridge are back open following a tractor trailer fire.

Traffic was shut down for about an hour around 4:30 p.m. as fire crews sprayed water on the rear axle section of the trailer.

The trailer had some fire and smoke damage around the rear wheel areas.

 

 


 

 

According to dispatchers, the I-64 eastbound lanes between exits 6 and 7 near Huntington are closed after a tractor trailer's brakes caught fire.

The eastbound lanes are closed near the 17th Street Bridge and drivers are being asked to leave the interstate at exit 6.