Traffic clears as I-70 reopened following crash in Topeka

Traffic is clearing as I-70 has been reopened following a lane closure as crews cleared a crash in Topeka.
Published: Jan. 24, 2023 at 8:09 AM CST
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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Traffic is clearing as I-70 has been reopened following a lane closure as crews cleared a crash in Topeka.

The Kansas Department of Transportation’s KanDrive alert system indicates that just after 7:50 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 24, officials have closed the left lane of westbound I-70 for a collision in Topeka.

According to KanDrive, the left lane of the interstate is closed between I-470 and U.S. 40 as a crash at the Adams St. exit is cleared.

Photos from KanDrive traffic cameras show that traffic was backed up in the area.

Details of the crash have not yet been released. The roadway was reopened around 8:30 a.m.

Traffic is backed up on I-70 after a crash near the Adams St. exit on Jan. 24, 2023.
Traffic is backed up on I-70 after a crash near the Adams St. exit on Jan. 24, 2023.(KanDrive)