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A semi trailer rollover shut down I-80 westbound between Route 30 and I-355 before 8:45 a.m.. Thursday, Dec. 26.
The rollover occurred just past the bridge over Route 30 in New Lenox in a two-lane construction zone.
Traffic is being redirected to I-355 northbound, and drivers should use alternate routes as it will be shut down for an extended amount of time, according to a press release from Illinois State Police. The I-355 southbound and I-80 westbound ramps are also closed.
The truck tractor contained liquid Phosphoric Acid, which was leaking from the trailer, causing a hazmat situation, according to the release.
Police said people in the area should take necessary precautions to prevent injury.
Traffic on I-80 westbound was backed up to LaGrange Road as of 10:45 a.m.