Truck spills pavers, shuts down I-4 near Turnpike in Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. — Monday morning got off to a bad start for some motorists along I-4 in Orlando.


Traffic was a mess near the Florida’s Turnpike for eastbound drivers.

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That’s because a load of pavers caused a mess when they fell from a truck.

Photos: Semi spills brick pavers on stretch of I-4

The spill happened shortly before 6 a.m., according to Orlando police.

Officers closed the eastbound lanes of I-4 just east of the Turnpike. Police said that I-4 Express eastbound lanes would remain open to help alleviate traffic congestion.

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OPD said troopers and FDOT officials were assisting in the cleanup process.

No injuries were reported.

WFTV traffic anchor Alexa Lorezno is monitoring the breaking situation and will have updates and alternate routes on Eyewitness News This Morning.

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