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.
TRAFFIC ALERT: I-39/90 South in Dane Co., near the Village of Deforest, has a disabled semi truck in the center lane. Delays continue from the previous crash in the area and stretch back 5 miles into Columbia Co. pic.twitter.com/XR9FldU93g— WisDOT Traffic Management Center (@511WI) August 14, 2019
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.
Cleared | DANE Co | Disabled | I-39 SB | MILE MARKER 127.2 | Center Lane | https://t.co/tYLOLcVAKG— WisDOT Traffic Management Center (@511WI) August 14, 2019
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