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Thursday October 28, 2021 Salt Lake City, UT

Media Alert

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I-80 Westbound at milepost 137 closed

Sunday April 26, 2020

At approximately 11:30 A.M on April 26, 2020, a Semi trucking was traveling westbound on I-80 at milepost 137. The semi was hauling double tanks, the second tank somehow became detached and rolled. The Semi and first tank pulled to the shoulder while the second tank remained blocking all three westbound lanes. The tank contains butane and troopers are taking proper precautions by maintaining a distance from the tank, the tank has not been compromised and there are no leaks.

Traffic is being diverted off the Jeremy Ranch exit and westbound lanes will be closed until approximately 4:00 P.M. There are no injuries in this incident.

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MEDIA CONTACT

Joe Dougherty
DPS Public Affairs Director
Department of Public Safety
JDOUGHERTY@UTAH.GOV

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