If you’re looking for an i-80 accident update today, you’ve come to the right place. Here you’ll find the latest information on an i-80 accident near DeSoto and its effect on traffic in that area. If you’re in the area and are in need of transportation, consider calling the Iowa State Patrol at 319-665-4000 to find out about the status of your car and the situation in the surrounding area.
A two-vehicle crash on Interstate 80 in Boggs Township, Pennsylvania, closed the roadway for hours Monday afternoon. At least one person is dead and the other was seriously injured. The crash is under investigation by the Pennsylvania State Police. Two semitrailers collided and both drivers suffered injuries, according to state police. The driver of one truck was ejected from the vehicle and the other was hospitalized. Additional details about the accident were not immediately available. However, the crash’s cause remains unclear. Authorities collected evidence, including photos, witness statements, and measurements.
Stephen R. Long, a 42-year-old Lock Haven man, was killed in the crash. The accident happened in the eastbound lanes of I-80 in Centre County. He was traveling east when he collided with a tractor-trailer driven by Kurt Rademacher, of Hoagland, In. The rig stopped due to traffic congestion, but Stephen R. Long’s vehicle failed to slow down.
The two accidents closed the interstate for several hours. The first, between the Bellefonte and Milesburg exits, involved 30 tractor trailers and 20 passenger cars. A third, between the Bellefonte and Milesburg exits, involved more than a dozen tractor trailers and several smaller vehicles. While the cause of the first crash is still unknown, the second one involved 12 tractor trailers and dozens of other vehicles, including several passenger vehicles.
One lane on I-80 has been closed due to a crash involving a semi-truck. The crash occurred near the American Canyon Road offramp in Vallejo. The crash shut down four lanes of traffic, but the fourth lane was quickly reopened. Police did not provide further details about the collision, but preliminary reports indicate that two commercial vehicles and two passenger vehicles were involved in the collision. The crash is under investigation, and authorities are coordinating with the state to make sure all traffic flows smoothly.
At approximately 2:25 p.m. Monday, the propane tanker was trying to exit westbound on the interstate at Heather Glen. It hit a concrete wall before rolling several times before returning to the freeway. Authorities are investigating the cause of the crash, and the truck has been towed off the roadway. The driver of the truck was uninjured. The propane truck was carrying propane, and the crash closed westbound lanes of the highway.
A multiple-truck crash in suburban Will County resulted in road closures. The crash caused an accident and killed four cows, according to local media. Two cows died, one was in the road, and one died inside the cattle hauler. It is unclear if the driver survived the crash. The driver of the cattle hauler is hospitalized, and no other details were available.
I-80 lane closures and traffic restrictions are expected to begin Monday as the Illinois Department of Transportation begins a bridge replacement project. The Illinois Department of Transportation plans to replace bridges that span Maple Grove Creek about six miles west of Highway 26. The work will result in the reduction of traffic to one lane in each direction, but motorists should prepare for delays and consider alternative routes. In the interim, check local road closures for details.
In addition to the lane closures and traffic restrictions on Interstate 80, drivers are encouraged to take extra time to avoid the area. This may mean a longer commute or an unexpected detour. In either case, drivers are encouraged to take extra caution when driving through the area. If they do need to drive through the area, they can expect delays that may last until early June. In the meantime, they can expect traffic delays of up to an hour or more.
Interstate 80 in both directions is closed from Route 89 to Interstate 180 due to a crash involving two truck-tractor semi-trailers. Travelers are being rerouted to U.S. 6 due to the accident. The Illinois State Police reported that a semi-truck had crossed over the median barrier and struck the first vehicle, which caused the lane closures. The three people who were injured in the crash were transported to local hospitals. By 1:30 a.m. Friday morning, all lanes were reopened.
Illinois Route 1 north of Mt. Carmel, Illinois Route 15 east of Fairfield, and Illinois Route 242 south of Wayne City are all closed for bridge rehabilitation. Meanwhile, Illinois Route 159 in Collinsville has one lane in each direction and will be closed for pavement reconstruction. Two bridge replacements are taking place between Reddick and Dwight. One lane of traffic is open in each direction.
A car accident on I-80 near DeSoto, Iowa, killed one woman early Sunday. Megan Wakeham, 22, was traveling the wrong way when she struck another car. Lori Wallace, 59, of DeSoto, rear-ended her vehicle. Both drivers were taken to hospitals for treatment. The cause of the crash is still under investigation. It is believed that both cars were speeding.
The Iowa State Patrol responded to two separate car crashes on Interstate 80 near DeSoto on Sunday afternoon. The first crash occurred near mile marker 115, about two miles east of the Van Meter exit. The second accident, involving a semi truck, was not fatal, but two people were injured. Both were wearing seat belts. The victims were transported to Mercy Hospital in Iowa City and University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, respectively.
A chain-reaction crash on I-80 near DeSoto killed two people. Samuel Kasap and his passenger were injured in the first crash. Two hours later, the second crash occurred when a minivan slammed into a semitruck that had stopped after the first. Both drivers died in this crash. Neither driver was wearing a seatbelt. A preliminary investigation is ongoing.
An investigation into the first car accident is underway. Iowa State Patrol responded to the scene of the second accident near DeSoto. The semi tractor trailer that crashed first stopped on the interstate and was hit by a minivan. Both of the vehicles were speeding and the minivan’s occupant died on the scene. The second accident is under investigation, but the death of the passenger is deemed a suicide.
Roadwork on I-84 eastbound between Exit 46: US 6 – MILFORD and Exit 46: US 6 – MILFORD
I-84 eastbound between Exits 47 and 46 is closed between the intersections of US 6, MILFORD, and RT8. Due to roadwork, traffic is being diverted to alternative routes. Detour routes include Milford Road, Bushkill Falls Road, and Rt. 209 to avoid delays. A temporary detour route for the remaining distance is available on the map below.
Three lanes are available in westbound traffic, but two lanes are used for eastbound traffic. When traveling on I-84 in either direction, you may encounter traffic tie-ups due to roadwork. You should plan your journey accordingly and avoid major construction projects. Those major projects are likely to cause major delays.
The Connecticut Department of Transportation has announced a bridge rehabilitation project in Lebanon, CT. State Road 616 crosses Bartlett Brook between Roger Foot Road and Geer Road. From May to November 2013, State Road 616 is closed to through traffic. Beginning Monday, temporary signals will be in place on Oakwood Avenue for a one-way traffic pattern.
A new report details the latest economic statistics. While Connecticut’s economy is in a slump, Connecticut continues to experience high traffic. Several accidents have been reported on Connecticut’s major roads. This week’s weather forecast is for mixed cloudy and sunny days with highs in the upper 70s. Thunderstorms and rain showers are expected to occur Wednesday night.
ConnecticutDOT announces a project to install epoxy resin pavement markings on Interstate I-95 in eastern Connecticut. Exit 46 in Milford, CT is closed as a result of the work. The new markings are intended to improve traffic safety and reduce accidents. The highway also passes through New London, Groton, and North Stonington.