DOT: Crash, disabled semi cause rush hour backup on southbound I-39 in Dane County near DeForest

Crash at same mile marker caused delays earlier

DEFOREST, Wis. - Southbound I-39 in Dane County near DeForest was opened after a crash Wednesday afternoon, but a disabled vehicle is causing delays to continue, according to an alert by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. 

A crash at 2:08 p.m. originally closed the left lanes of southbound I-39 at mile marker 127.6, officials said. That crash was cleared at 4:35 p.m. 



State traffic officials said at about 4:37 p.m. that the center lane on I-39 southbound at the same mile marker was blocked because of a disabled semi.

All lanes were reopen at 5:47 p.m., but an excessive backup continued, the DOT said.




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