Truck Fire Shuts Down Southbound I-55

All southbound lanes near Romeoville reopened just before 8 a.m.

Friday, May 9, 2014  |  Updated 8:05 AM CDT
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Truck Fire Slows Traffic on I-55

Courtney Hammer, Twitter

The southbound lanes of Interstate 55 were closed Friday morning at Weber Road in Romeoville because of a truck fire.

Photos taken from the area showed a tractor trailer fully engulfed in flames.

A couple of lanes reopened just before 7 a.m., but delays persisted in both directions. All lanes were reopened just before 8 a.m.

 

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