Two Tractor-Trailers Overturn leaving I-44 closed for over three hours

4:15 p.m. - I-44 has been reopened.

2:23 p.m. - I-44 Eastbound has been reopened however the westbound lane remains closed.

1:00 p.m. Interstate 44 is closed in both directions between Highway 50 (St. Clair) and Highway 100 West Grey Summit.

The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDot) does not expect I-44 to reopen anytime soon.  At 12 p.m. their estimated time of closure was four hours.

Traffic is currently being detoured after two tractor-trailers overturned, blocking both the east and westbound lanes.  I-44 is expected to remain closed until 4 p.m.

Local Road Conditions:

Highway 100 between New Haven and Washington is reported as being slushy.

South of New Haven, Megan Brown tells us that Highway YY near Whispering Valley is still snow covered.

Continue checking back for school closures as well as road conditions.  We will also keep you updated on the situation on I-44.