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I-635 reopens after four-hour closure for overturned semi

Posted at 10:12 PM, Mar 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-31 23:12:13-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A tractor-trailer overturned, blocking all lanes of northbound Interstate 635 between I-70 and State Avenue around 5:30 p.m. on Sunday in Kansas City, Kansas.

The Kansas Highway Patrol said there were no injuries, the trailer didn’t spill its load, and no other cars were involved.

But the wreck has snarled traffic, forcing police to shut down the ramps from both eastbound and westbound I-70 to I-635 northbound were closed for several hours.

I-635 finally reopened around 9:30 p.m., according to the Highway Patrol.