Southbound Interstate 71 reopens near Lytle Tunnel after overturned semi blocks it for hours

Crash also impacted Columbia Parkway, I-471
Posted at 7:01 AM, Mar 13, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-13 12:36:33-04

CINCINNATI -- Southbound Interstate 71 was closed for six hours near the Lytle Tunnel after a semitractor-trailer overturned on the sharp curve heading onto Fort Washington Way Tuesday morning.

Traffic from westbound Columbia Parkway and Interstate 471 was also backing up as a result of the crash, which occurred at about 6:30 a.m. The highway reopened at about 12:30 p.m.

Check current conditions on WCPO's Traffic page here.