MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Interstate 35W in Roseville has reopened Thursday morning.
The State Patrol closed both the northbound and southbound lanes between Highway 36 and County Road C on Wednesday after a semi-truck caught on fire.READ MORE: Next Weather: Slightly-Warmer Wednesday, Severe Storms Possible Thursday
Crews put out the fire and the northbound side of the highway reopened within a few hours of the crash.READ MORE: VeeCon To Brings Thousands, Including Some Big Celebs, To Downtown Minneapolis
The southbound lanes would remain closed for awhile after because fire had damaged the freeway signs.
The driver managed to escape the truck.MORE NEWS: What Are The Benefits Of Ramp Meters?
It was not immediately clear what caused the accident.