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I-26 eastbound near I-126 reopens after 4-hour closure

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Traffic being re-routed to I-126 from I-26 (Source: SCDOT) Traffic being re-routed to I-126 from I-26 (Source: SCDOT)
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) -

Emergency crews removed an overturned 18-wheeler from Interstate 26 just in time for Tuesday's afternoon rush hour.

The tractor-trailer was blocking all eastbound lanes just east of I-126 for approximately four and a half hours.

According to the South Carolina Department of Transportation, the incident happened around 11:25 a.m. near mile marker 109.

Traffic was rerouted onto I-126 from I-26 eastbound until the tractor-trailer was removed around 4 p.m.

There is no word on injuries.

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