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I-80 reopens fully after semi fire shuts down interstate

Reports from scanners say that officials will be shutting down a portion of I-80 due to an...
Reports from scanners say that officials will be shutting down a portion of I-80 due to an 18-wheeler on fire. The Iowa Department of Transportation's website shows a live look where officials are on the interstate at LeClaire where they're redirecting traffic.(KWQC)
Published: Jul. 16, 2019 at 1:18 PM CDT
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UPDATE 3:32 p.m.:

The Iowa Department of Transportation's website shows the interstate has fully reopened.

UPDATE 3:11 p.m.:

As of 3:11 p.m., the I-80 at LeClaire is still blocked off at the LeClaire exit, however, traffic is moving freely westbound. Traffic is unable to pass between Exit 301 and Exit 306.

ORIGINAL:

Reports from scanners say that officials will be shutting down a portion of I-80 due to an 18-wheeler on fire.

The Iowa Department of Transportation's website shows a live look where officials are on the interstate at LeClaire where they're redirecting traffic.

TV6 is hearing on the scanners that the driver is out of the vehicle. No word on their injuries.

TV6 is heading to the scene and when they are safe in place we will be doing a Facebook live.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.