UPDATE: Lanes Reopen after 18-Wheeler Fire Near Interstate 65 and Interstate 85 Junction

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UPDATE: The lanes reopened this afternoon.

Original story:

The ramp to Exit 171 at I-85/Day Street is closed due to an 18-wheeler that crashed and caught fire. The crash is under the I-65/I-85 interchange, the I-85 North entrance is closed.

Motorists using I-65 South to I-85 North are being detoured at Exit 173 (North Blvd) and Day Street to I-85 North is closed until further notice. I-65 remains open.

The closure will be in place until the crash is cleared and cleaned. Motorists could expect delays throughout the day.

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