Eastbound I-74 reopens in Henry County after semi blocks traffic

Submitted photo, 1-12-19

LYNN CENTER, Illinois — Interstate 74 has reopened after the eastbound lanes were blocked by a semi.

A semi blocking both lanes of traffic on eastbound I-74 was causing a traffic backup southeast of the Quad Cities.

The Iowa Department of Transportation confirmed the crash was near Mile Marker 22 around 10:30 a.m., Saturday, January 12.

A spokesperson from the Illinois State Police said crews were still on scene as of noon, but the roadway had reopened.

Related: Illinois State Police urge drivers to stay off the roads, multiple crashes reported

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