Incident on I-15 cleared, traffic moving again


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The following is a news release from Idaho State Police.

UPDATE 1:30 p.m.

All lanes of traffic are now clear. Traffic remains slow in both the northbound and southbound lanes in the area.


BLACKFOOT — Idaho State Police is on scene of a motorist assist in the construction zone on Interstate 15 at milepost 86.5, in the southbound lane.

Southbound traffic has come to a standstill and is currently being diverted off I-15 at the south Blackfoot exchange at milepost 89. Northbound traffic has also slowed in the area.

Recovery equipment is en route, but there is not yet a time estimate for the removal of the blocking vehicle.

An update will be issued when the situation has been resolved.