Drivers urged to avoid area of I-80 ramp to southbound I-15 after semi rolls

Drivers are being urged to avoid the eastbound I-80 ramp to southbound I-15 Wednesday evening which is closed after a semi rolled, reportedly spilling fuel. Photo Courtesy: UDOT

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, May 17, 2017 (Gephardt Daily) — Drivers are being urged to avoid the eastbound Interstate 80 ramp to southbound Interstate 15 Wednesday evening, which is closed after a semi rolled, reportedly spilling fuel.

The incident occurred at approximately 6:30 p.m., and the Utah Highway Patrol is expecting the closure to last several hours, the Utah Department of Transportation stated on Twitter.

Details are still emerging, but initial reports indicate the semi may have spilled fuel; no further information was immediately available.

Gephardt Daily will update this developing story as information becomes available.

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