Vehicle fire closes lanes on I-80 near LeClaire

LECLAIRE, Iowa — A portion of Interstate 80 was blocked near LeClaire after a semi reportedly caught fire.

The blockage was between Exit 306 – US 67 and Exit 301 – Middle Road.

Both directions of traffic were blocked because of a vehicle fire on Thursday morning, May 4th. Before 10:30 a.m., the eastbound lanes were starting to move slowly.

The westbound lanes were reopened in the afternoon.

Several departments responded to the scene, including crews from Bettendorf, Eldridge and LeClaire.