UPDATE: The State Police have reopened the exit 7 southbound ramp of the Northway to alternate Rt-7 east in the Town of Colonie.
The investigating into the one vehicle tractor trailer rollover on that ramp which occurred on Monday just before 7 a.m. is ongoing and no cause has been attributed at this time.
The incident resulted in a complete load of scrap metal spilling onto the highway. Cleanup of the debris took several hours and caused delays at one point on Interstate 87 from exit 7 to the exit 10 area.
ALBANY, N.Y. – State Police are investigating a one-vehicle tractor trailer rollover on the Northway.
A tractor trailer rolled over on Interstate 87 southbound just before 7 a.m. Monday and resulted in a complete load of scrap metal spilling onto the highway. Cleanup of the debris is estimated to take several hours.
Motorists travelling southbound on I-87 should expect long delays from exit 7 to the exit 10 area. The exit 7 ramp will be closed until cleanup is complete.
The accident is still under investigation. No cause has been attributed and injuries are unknown at this time.