NYACK (CBS13) – The latest on eastbound 80 closures due to crashes near Nyack.

5:30 p.m. 

All lanes of eastbound I-80 are open, according to CHP.

5:15 p.m. 

The interstate has partially re-opened after multiple crashes Tuesday afternoon, Caltrans said.

According to the CHP, the first collision that happened east of Nyack has been cleared and crews are still working to clear the second collision at Nyack.

Eastbound traffic is now moving but will have to exit at Nyack and re-enter the freeway on the Nyack on-ramp.

1:30 p.m. 

Eastbound Interstate 80 was closed because of multiple crashes involving semi-trucks near Nyack, Caltrans reports.

Exactly what led up to the crashes is unclear, but Caltrans says wet roads were a factor.

At least one rollover required first responders to pull victims out.

Traffic is being turned around at Baxter.

The freeway is expected to be closed for several at least four to five hours while the trucks and debris are cleared from the roadway, Caltrans says.


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