Cargo Fire Shuts Down I-840 West

Posted: 6:01 PM, Aug 10, 2017
Updated: 2017-08-10 19:01:06-04

A cargo fire has shut down a portion of Interstate 840 in Rutherford County.

The incident happened around 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the westbound lanes near miler make 59, a couple miles past West Jefferson Pike.

The roadway was closed to westbound drivers. Eastbound traffic was experiencing some rubbernecking delays.

Authorities expected the roadway to be cleared by 6:45 p.m.