A buddy of mine texted me to say he was re-routed about 30 minutes ago. He talked to a HiPo who said they were thinking about shutting down I-70 altogether about 2 p.m.
Not good news at all for us in KC.
This is from kmbc.com
Crash On I-70 Shuts Down Lanes In Cooper County
MoDOT Says Several Tractor-Trailers Involved In Wreck
UPDATED: 12:20 pm CDT October 8, 2009, 2009
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A crash involving several tractor-trailers has closed both eastbound lanes on Interstate 70 near mile marker 90 in Cooper County, according to the Missouri Department of Transportation.
A westbound lane that had been closed was reopened just after noon.
Eastbound vehicles on I-70 between Route 65 and Route K will have to exit at Route K and are being detoured back to Route 65, according to MoDOT officials in a news release.
All eastbound vehicles prior to Route 65 are being detoured to southbound Route 65 and eastbound Route 50.
Emergency crews are at the scene and drivers are urged to avoid the area.