Friday, April 1, 2011

EMS Says Interstate 40 Traffic Is Blocked

Brandon Smith with the Putnam County EMS says that Interstate 40 in Putnam County, at mile marker 298, will be closed or extremely slowed for West bound travel following a vehicle crash involving a semi this morning. Crews are working to upright the overturned semi and open lanes as soon as possible. Travelers can expect the route to be closed or extremely slowed throughout the daytime hours on Friday. Traffic is being rerouted from exit 300 in Monterey down Highway 70 West and motorists can re-enter I-40 at mile
marker 290.