The Journal Times, Racine, Wisc.
All northbound lanes of Interstate 94 and two southbound lanes were closed at Highway G for approximately four hours Wednesday after a semitrailer fire in Milwaukee County.
At approximately 7:26 a.m. Wednesday, the Racine County Sheriff’s Office reported that northbound traffic was being diverted off I-94 at Highway G due to a semitrailer fire in Oak Creek near Oakwood Road.
A Racine County Sheriff’s Office deputy directs traffic on the overpass of Highway G Wednesday.
Two southbound lanes were also blocked for emergency vehicles, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation said in a traffic notification.
At approximately 9:30 a.m., traffic remained heavily congested on roadways adjacent to the interstate, especially along the frontage roads and highways V and 38, with northbound and southbound traffic stretching into both Racine and Milwaukee counties.