UPDATE, 5:15 p.m. | The highway has been re-opened.
EARLIER | An overturned semi is causing traffic headaches for motorists in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.
The Missouri Department of Transportation reports the crash is blocking the westbound lanes of Interstate 70 at the northeast corner of the downtown Kansas City, Missouri loop.
No information was immediately available on any contents of the semi. There’s also no word when the roadway will reopen.