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19th Street southbound from 7th Avenue reopens after semi tanker overturned in Moline

Published: Aug. 21, 2020 at 2:44 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 21, 2020 at 8:50 PM CDT
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MOLINE, Ill. (KWQC) - UPDATE: The Moline Police Department says 19th Street southbound from 7th Avenue has been cleared and reopened.

Police say Kraemer North America and Walsh Group construction companies working on the I-74 project helped in altering construction zones to aid in some relief to traffic congestion.

ORIGINAL: The Moline Police Department is letting the public know there is a traffic crash at 19th Street and 7th Avenue in Moline.

Police say 19th Street southbound from 7th Avenue is closed. This is adversely affecting I-74 traffic as well as downtown traffic.

Police ask drivers to use alternate routes.

The crash involved a semi tanker overturning at 19th Street and the delay is expected to take some time to clean up and remove from the scene before traffic patterns are back to normal.

Police say there are no injuries. However, the impact of traffic is significant.

TV6 has noticed on traffic cameras that 7th avenue traffic is being diverted to southbound 16th street.

This is an IDOT photo of the semi tanker rolled over in Moline on Friday.
This is an IDOT photo of the semi tanker rolled over in Moline on Friday.(Illinois Department of Transportation)

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