Joplin I-44 slow-down from multiple crashes Wednesday

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Ray Foreman's forecast and bridgework continues until December along Joplin Shoal Creek

(64804) — This is the second crash today along Joplin’s I-44 corridor.

EASTBOUND: Around 2:00 PM a multi-vehicle crash that involved two semi’s was eastbound as traffic slows coming up to the one lane, Shoal Creek bridge rebuild.

No injuries reported in that crash.

WESTBOUND: Now an unknown injury crash is on the westbound side slowing traffic during the evening commute.

Developing more information now. However please avoid the interstate if you are a local.

WEATHER: Keep an eye out for the forecast. We watch Ray Foreman, Joplin’s most experiences meteorologist. 

BRIDGE WORK CONTINUES: As part of Gov Parsons continued commitment  to focus on rebuilding bridges, eastbound I-44 continues to remain one lane till mid-to-late December. 


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