For Immediate Release
July 1, 2015
West Side Update
Crews continue cleaning up the watered down ethanol and charred remains from the tanker fire on the ramp from I-270 south to I-70 east.
ODOT engineers and bridge inspectors are also on scene trying to determine the extent of the damage to both the I-70 eastbound and westbound bridges. The tanker fire occurred under the I-70 eastbound bridge.
Despite earlier reports, one lane of I-70 west will not be open per the Fire Chief.
Next update in an hour.
For more information contact:
Nancy Burton, ODOT District 6 Communications, at 614-205-3131