Thursday, January 24, 2013

Interstate 84 blocked near Eisenman Rd (exit 59).

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
Fax (208) 846-7520

For Immediate Release: 01/24/2013 4:00 am
Please direct questions to the District Office

Idaho State Police and other local law enforcement agencies are responding to several calls of slide-offs and crashes on Interstate 84 from Boise to Mountain Home. Several vehicles are blocking the eastbound lanes of traffic near milepost 60, just east of Boise. Eastbound traffic is being diverted off and turned around at the Eisenman Exit (exit 59). Westbound traffic on Interstate 84 just east of Mountain Home, near milepost 100, is backed up for over a mile due to a crash.

Winter driving conditions are in effect. The roadway is extremely icy. Motorists are advised to slow down, increase your stopping distance, and give yourself extra of time to get to your destination.