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Rollover semi blocking travel on Indiana 49 at I-94 interchange
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Rollover semi blocking travel on Indiana 49 at I-94 interchange

Indiana 49 semi rollover

A rollover semi is blocking traffic on Indiana 49 near the Interstate 94 interchange Wednesday.

CHESTERTON — Officials expect Ind. 49 to remain closed for several hours this morning because of a rollover semitrailer near an exit ramp from eastbound Interstate 94.

Ride along with Officer Jimmy Weller as he patrols the region's border of Lake Michigan as part of the Lake County Sheriff's Marine Unit. Video by Connor Burge. 

As of 10 a.m. the Indiana Department of Transportation reported southbound Indiana 49 is closed at the interchange, as are the eastbound and westbound ramps from I-94 to Ind. 49. Drivers are advised to avoid the area.

INDOT estimated that some of the closures could remain in place through 3 p.m. Wednesday.


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Andy is a staff writer with The Times covering public safety and breaking news. Contact him at or 219-933-3250.

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