Westbound I-80 in Lovelock back open after semi rollover

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LOVELOCK, Nev. (KOLO) - UPDATE 3:30 PM: NHP reports all westbound I-80 lanes are back open.

UPDATE 9:50 AM: The NHP tells KOLO 8 News Now that the accident on westbound I-80 has been cleared, but there was damage to the bridge and roadway.

NDOT has now taken over the scene so road crews can repair the damage.

The NHP advises that this will be an extended closure for I-80 westbound at Lovelock that could last several hours.

Original Story: Westbound I-80 is closed in Lovelock because of a semi rollover.

It happened Tuesday, August 27, 2019 around 6AM. No other vehicles were involved.

The semi is leaking fuel and there is no estimated time of reopening. Traffic is being diverted to Main Street in Lovelock.

Stay with KOLO 8 News Now as this is a developing story.

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