UPDATE: I-271 southbound is now back open, according to The Ohio Department of Transportation.
The Friday evening commute is off to a rough start as the southbound lanes of I-271 at Rockside Road in Bedford Heights have been shut down due to a disabled vehicle, according to the Ohio Department of Transportation.
⚠️ I-271 southbound mainline is CLOSED at Rockside Rd. due to a disabled vehicle. Motorists should seek an alternate route. pic.twitter.com/oMsT3SPry4
— ODOT Cleveland (@ODOT_Cleveland) November 16, 2018
ODOT crews are working to clear the disabled vehicle. Motorists in the area should expect delays.
In the meantime, drivers are asked to take an alternate route.
You can check out the News 5 traffic map here .