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Left lanes blocked on I-94 East at National Avenue

Traffic Backup
Posted at 2:08 PM, Aug 22, 2019
and last updated 2020-01-22 18:21:09-05

MILWAUKEE — A gravel spill forced lanes to be closed on a Milwaukee freeway Thursday, causing traffic to backup for miles, according to the Department of Transportation.

The Milwaukee County Sheriff's Department responded to the scene, closing the two left lanes of I-94 East at National Avenue around 12:45 p.m.

Authorities have asked motorists to avoid the area, expecting the clean up efforts to last for several hours.

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