CHICAGO (WLS) -- All lanes of the outbound Chicago Skyway were shut down for several hours at the Dan Ryan Expressway Tuesday evening due to a truck fire, officials said.
The lanes were reopened just before 10 p.m. Tuesday.
There were major back-ups on the southbound Dan Ryan as well as the ramp to the Skyway.
The fire broke out at about 7 p.m. No one was injured, but there is extensive clean up.
Some inbound lanes have also been impacted by clean-up operations.
The semi-truck was carrying new furniture and it all had to be unloaded to put out the fire.
Chicago Skyway OB lanes reopened after truck fire
A truck fire shut down all outbound lanes on the Chicago Skyway Tuesday night. (Chicago Fire Dept. )
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