SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (CBS) — Icy roadways prevented semi-trailer trucks from making their trips along Interstate 80 south of Chicago Tuesday evening.
Illinois State Police were called to I-80 westbound near Route 394 for icy roadways trapping the trucks.READ MORE: Cook County Surpasses 1,000 Homicides For First Time Since 1994
State police were able to clear the area, but all lanes of the I-80 westbound ramp to Route 394 southbound were closed Tuesday evening.READ MORE: Chicago's Top Doctor 'Concerned' About COVID Variant Omicron, It Can Be Detected In The U.S. Within 'Days Or Weeks'
The Illinois Department of Transportation was called to the scene.
The Chicago area was hit with a fast-moving snowstorm Tuesday evening. A Winter Weather Advisory was in effect for the city with up to 6 inches expected, while a Winter Storm Warning was issued to the north and northwest with 6 to 10 inches expected.MORE NEWS: 'Intoxiflation': Despite Higher Prices, Floridians Will Continue Buying Booze Over Holiday Season
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