INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - A ramp onto Interstate 465 on the east side could be closed until 6:30 p.m. after a semi overturned, according to the Indiana Department of Transportation.
The incident is on the ramp from westbound I-70 to southbound I-465, Indiana State Police officials said.
INDOT said around 3:30 p.m. the ramp could be closed for three hours.
Medics were on the scene but no serious injuries were immediately reported.
State police and the Indiana Department of Transportation say public safety is being endangered by metal scrappers.
Hoosiers are being hit with the coldest weather statewide in about three years, and officials are warning drivers about black ice.
A regional planning commission in northwest Indiana is scheduled to vote on whether to move forward with a plan to build the 47-mile-long Illiana Expressway that would connect Interstate 65 near Lowell with Interstate 55 south of Chicago.