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Overturned semi truck blocking traffic in both directions on Hwy 6 near Soldier Summit

Posted at 7:01 AM, Aug 31, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-31 09:01:28-04

SOLDIER SUMMIT, Utah — The Utah Department of Transportation reports Monday morning that US 6 is closed in both directions near Soldier Summit.

Major traffic could be seen backed up on UDOT cameras.

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Utah Highway Patrol said the congestion was because of a semi truck hauling scrap metal that overturned around 4:30 a.m. blocking the entire roadway

As of 7:00 a.m. one westbound lane has been opened to let alternating traffic flow through.