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Irving Park Road open again after stuck truck blocked traffic

Updated: March 18, 2014 10:43PM

Irving Park Road was blocked for more than four hours Tuesday afternoon when a semi truck got stuck underneath a Kennedy Expy. overpass on the Northwest Side.

All lanes of Irving Park Road became blocked about 3:35 p.m. when a semi became stuck underneath the exit ramp of the expressway near Pulaski Road, CTA spokeswoman Lambrini Lukidis said.

Eastbound and westbound buses were diverted from Irving Park for more than four hours because of the street blockage, the agency reported. As of about 8:10 p.m., the temporary reroute had ended.

It was not known whether anyone was hurt in the crash.

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