Multi-Vehicle Accident Closes Marshall County Highway

WATERVILLE, Kan. (WIBW) -- A multi-vehicle crash in northeast Kansas Tuesday morning closed north and southbound U.S. 77 as of 2:15 a.m., according to the Kansas Department of Transportation.

No details on the accident have been given, except that it happened between mile markers 205 and 211 just south of Waterville.

13 News will update this story as more information becomes available.

Update from KDOT at 5:45 a.m.
As of 5:45 a.m., all lanes of northbound and southbound U.S. 77 are now open to unrestricted traffic south of Waterville (between mile markers 205-211 in Marshall County) due to mutli-vehicle crash. The traffic incident has not been fully cleared as a semi is currently being removed, but all towing work is being done on the highway right of way, not on the mainline lanes.

Update from KDOT at 5:08 a.m.
EXPECT DELAYS! As of 5 a.m., northbound and southbound U.S. 77 is open to one lane only of traffic south of Waterville (between mile markers 205-211 in Marshall County) due to a mutli-vehicle crash. The traffic incident has not been cleared as of yet.

Traffic is being detoured through this stretch of US-77 via flagger operations. Drivers should expect some delays for the next couple of hours and should allow extra time for their commutes. We will let you know when the highway is fully reopened to all traffic.


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