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All lanes back open on I-71 southbound near I-76 after 2 semitrailers go off the highway

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Posted at 6:58 AM, Jan 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-24 09:23:47-05

AKRON, OHIO — UPDATE: As of 9:00 a.m., all southbound lanes on I-71 near I-76 have reopened to traffic after two semitrailers went off the highway.

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All lanes are blocked Thursday morning on I-71 southbound near I-76 as crews respond to two semis that went off the highway.

One jackknifed semi is blocking the left two lanes on I-71 and the second one is off near the right lane.

Traffic is currently tied up in the southbound lanes as crews work to remove the two semis.