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Update: Westbound I-40 just west of OKC back open after semi accident

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UPDATE 8/15/2014 1:22 p.m.  YUKON, Okla. — Westbound I-40 is now open at Garth Brooks Blvd. after an accident involving a semi shut down that stretch of road Friday.


YUKON, Okla. – An accident involving a semi, just west of Oklahoma City in Yukon, blocks traffic on Westbound I-40.

Traffic at Garth Brooks Blvd. is being detoured off and then back onto I-40 using the Garth Brooks Blvd. ramps due to the wreck.

Crews are on-site working to clear the accident and reopen the lanes.

The closure is anticipated to last through the lunch hour Friday.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area and find another route if possible.

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