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August 27, 2012 at 1:28 PM

Highway 99 re-opened after crash shut it down for 2 1/2 hours

Seattle police and fire personnel working at the scene of semi-truck that overturned in the northbound lanes of Highway 99 near Safeco Field late this morning. The crash closed the northbound lanes and one southbound lane for 2 1/2 hours. (Photo by Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times)

The northbound lanes of Highway 99 were closed at the Alaskan Way Viaduct for more than 2 1/2 after a semi-truck overturned late this morning.

One southbound lane also was closed as crews worked to right the overturned truck, according to Seattle police.

The accident occurred about 10:30 a.m. at milepost 32, according to the state Department of Transportation.

All lanes were re-opened shortly after 1 p.m. this afternoon, according to WSDOT.

View from opposite side of the rollover (Leba Marquez)

 

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