February 13, 2018 09:33 AM
Authorities were at the scene of a vehicle fire in Minneapolis Tuesday morning.
The vehicle was on eastbound Interstate 94 near Portland Avenue.
KSTP Traffic Reporter Josie Smith said the incident had originally blocked nearly all lanes of the interstate, which was fully shut down for a brief period of time.
Two lanes reopened just before 9 a.m., according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
UPDATE #2: Two lanes of traffic now getting through on EB I-94 at the Portland tunnel. Expect delays. https://t.co/YTYb34rDQd— MnDOT Traffic (@MnDOTtraffic) February 13, 2018
All lanes reopened just before 9:30 a.m., Smith said.
Smith said traffic was initially being diverted onto southbound Interstate 35W or drivers were able to cut through downtown by exiting at Fourth Street.
MnDOT officials said there were no injuries.
Updated: February 13, 2018 09:33 AM
Created: February 13, 2018 08:33 AM
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