Area now clear after pickup truck fire caused delays on both directions of I-35

Posted at 4:29 PM, Nov 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-03 18:27:19-04

TxDOT said the area is now clear after a pickup truck on fire was causing delays in both directions of I-35 at Hillyard Rd. and North of Troy near the mile marker 312.

The pickup truck on fire was in the northbound lane. 

Traffic was stopped in both directions and there are visibility problems due to the smoke. 

As of 4:50 p.m. traffic stacked up from the truck fire has merged with the previous stack up at exit 306/Pendleton Rd/ FM 1237.

The current delay time is of at last 30 minutes.

Expect delays and drivers are asked to take alternate routes. 

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