WB I-70 reopens at Bates City after 8 vehicles, 2 semis slide off road and utility truck overturns
BATES CITY, Mo. — MoDOT shut down westbound I-70 at Bates City for several hours Monday due to dangerous driving conditions.
Crews closed the highway at mile marker 31.6 just past Route Z/D just before 8:30 a.m. The interstate reopened later Monday morning.
Missouri State Highway Patrol said at least eight vehicles slid off the road. Two semitrailers were blocking the road and a utility truck overturned.
“Please use caution. Travel is not advised,” MoDOT tweeted.
No one was injured in any of the incidents.