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Freeway reopens after rolled over semi carrying corn prompts full closure

The Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office says the semi was carrying 40,000 pounds of corn.
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Posted at 9:08 PM, Jan 19, 2023

UPDATE: All lanes have reopened.

An overturned semi carrying corn prompted a full freeway closure on I-41 at Florist Ave Thursday evening.

The Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office says the semi was carrying 40,000 pounds of corn.

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An overturned semi carrying corn is blocking southbound lanes on I-41 at Florist Ave. The Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office says the semi was carrying 40,000 pounds of corn.

The semi was blocking the two right lanes on I-41 southbound at Silver Spring Drive. It happened around 8 p.m.

The partial freeway turned into a full freeway closure due to salvage efforts around 10:20 p.m.

All southbound traffic is being diverted off of southbound I-41 at Appleton Ave.

The driver suffered minor injuries.

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