NW Indiana traffic on I-80/94 disrupted by 2 crashes involving semi, truck carrying concrete pipes

HAMMOND, Ind. (WLS) -- An overturned semi-trailer and another truck that spilled a load of concrete pipes caused significant problems on I-80/94 in northwest Indiana Monday morning.

A semi-trailer overturned on eastbound I-80/94, blocking all lanes before US-41/Calumet Ave/Exit 1 and creating a major traffic backup.

Another crash involved a truck occurred further east on I-80/94 near Cline Avenue, authorities said.

At about 3:45 a.m., a truck carrying 32,000 pounds of concrete pipes hit a wall in the eastbound lanes.

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The crash left one lane block. Authorities moved the truck to the exit ramp and brought in another truck to carry the load.
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