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Stretch of I-80 westbound in Iowa City to close at noon

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IOWA CITY (KWWL) -

A stretch of Interstate 80 westbound in Iowa City will be closing at noon on Tuesday to remove a semi from the ditch.

The Iowa Department of Transportation will close the westbound stretch of the interstate between the Dodge Street/Hwy. 1 exit and the Dubuque Street exit.

Westbound traffic will be re-routed onto Highway 1 to Highway 30 west in Mt. Vernon, to Interstate 380 south in Cedar Rapids.

Westbound I-80 can be accessed from Dubuque Street in Iowa City.

The closure is expected to last until 3:00 p.m.

Sgt. Denise Brotherton says the semi is carrying hazardous materials.

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