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Interstate 80 westbound closed in Mercer County

By Brett Balicki,


UPDATE 3:06 p.m. — Interstate 80 westbound has reopened, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT).

A portion of Interstate 80 westbound is closed in Mercer County due to a tractor-trailer crash and a separate tractor-trailer fire.

According to PennDOT, the roadway is closed from Exit 15 (Route 19/Mercer) to Exit 4 (Route 760/Route 18/Sharon/Hermitage).

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There is a detour posted that utilizes Route 62. The roadway is expected to open overnight after both scenes are cleared.

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