MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Interstate 35 has reopened near the Steele and Freeborn county line after several semis jackknifed and multiple vehicles crashed Thursday afternoon.

According to MnDOT, the crashes occurred on I-35 south of Highway 30 near Ellendale, Minn.

Travel conditions are still poor in the area due to icy roads, reduced visibility and drifting.

MnDOT says unnecessary travel is not advised.