Semi Fire Closes I-94 Near US-131

Posted at 10:50 AM, Oct 02, 2013
and last updated 2013-10-02 10:53:47-04

PORTAGE, Mich. — A semi fire closed all lanes of I-94 westbound at US-131 Wednesday morning.

The Michigan Department of transportation reported the semi fire and backups on the expressway around 10:15 a.m.

The resulting traffic jam backed up to Westnedge Avenue, according to available speed data.

The eastbound lanes were also closed for a short time, but they were reopened around 10:35 a.m.

Two lanes of westbound I-94 were opened around 10:50 a.m.