Crash closed I-80 westbound near West Branch, traffic normal again

WEST BRANCH, Iowa — A crash on Interstate 80 has prompted the westbound lanes to be closed over about a 10-mile span.

As of 3:09 p.m. May 16, IDOT reports traffic has returned to normal.

The crash happened between Exit 259 and Exit 249, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation.  That area spans between West Branch and Iowa City.

A detour was set to move traffic around the area.

Eastbound traffic was moving smoothly.

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