I90 north of the Illinois border is a hot mess. North bound Beloit to Janesville, standstill. South bound Janesville to just before Avalon Rd, standstill. Janesville PD has interstate entrances blocked. Officials have released an update on current road closures due to an early-morning accident.

As you will see via Google's "Live Traffic", I90/39 is closed between Business 14 and East Avalon Road, as of 9 a.m.

Google Maps

In an official statement, Janesville Police explained the situation.

Shortly after 5 AM the Wisconsin State Patrol responded to a serious crash on I39/90 southbound just north of mile marker 177. The interstate southbound is closed at exit 175 (Racine St.) Traffic is being routed east on Hwy 11/14 to Hwy 140. Janesville residents should look for an alternate route as heavy delays on I 39/90 are expected for the next several hours due to the crash. Eastbound traffic on Racine St. is also affected by the interstate detour.


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