Accident Blocks I-70 at Rocheport Bridge

5 years 11 months 1 week ago Tuesday, February 04 2014 Feb 4, 2014 Tuesday, February 04, 2014 7:20:00 AM CST February 04, 2014 in News
By: Nick Chabarria, KOMU 8 Reporter

UPDATE: MoDOT now reports both lanes open on the bridge, as of 8:40 am.

BOONE COUNTY - Emergency crews are working to clear a wrecked car from the I-70 bridge over the Missouri River west of Rocheport.  Witnesses report a car with a trailer spun out and blocked both lanes on the bridge.

Westbound traffic is completely blocked at the bridge, causing a backup stretching back toward Columbia. Weather conditions have caused low visibility and slick spots on roads.

The Columbia Police Department tweeted to announce both west bound lanes were blocked, and that units were responding to several accidents. The tweet ensured the accidents in question did not involve injury.

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