A semi truck carrying 42,000 pounds of powdered milk jackknifed on the Dan Ryan Expressway Thursday morning, blocking the ramp to 47th Street for about an hour during the morning commute.
The crash happened in the westbound lanes of I-94 near State Road 249 about 3:45 a.m., Indiana State Police said. As of 8:30 a.m., one lane is open in the area but the other lane is expected to remain closed for several more hours as authorities replace the concrete barrier wall.
All lanes of northbound Kennedy Expressway, except one, were shut down for more than two hours early Tuesday, after a semi-trailer truck jackknifed and began leaking diesel fuel.
A jackknifed semi has closed the ramp leading from Interstate 65 to Interstate 80 in northwest Indiana for more than two hours Wednesday morning.
The jack-knifed truck was first reported about 2:25 a.m. near Wentworth Avenue.
The accident, which occurred about 5:15 a.m., blocked one southbound and two northbound lanes, according to Illinois State Police.