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I-41/US 45 at Burleigh reopens after semi loses steel load

Traffic was being diverted onto Burleigh until lanes reopened hours after the initial incident.
I-41/US 45 at Burleigh
Posted at 8:29 AM, Aug 30, 2022

MILWAUKEE — Southbound I-41/US 45 has reopened after "obstructive debris" closed lanes from Burleigh to North Avenue Tuesday morning.

I-41/US 45 at Burleigh
I-41/US 45 at Burleigh

The Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office reports the closure was due to "obstructive debris being strewn across all lanes." The office added on social media that reports suggest a semi-trailer lost a load of steel near that area.

Traffic was being diverted onto Burleigh until lanes reopened hours after the initial incident.

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