ODOT removes 13K pounds of machinery after rollover on I-5

Lanes opened at 4:31 p.m.

Southbound I-5 closed near SW Terwilliger Blvd due to semi truck rollover. (TripCheck)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — All lanes of southbound I-5 were closed near Southwest Terwilliger Boulevard after a semi-truck overturned Saturday morning.

The crash happened one mile north of Terwilliger Boulevard. According to officials, the area was closed for several hours. It reopened at 4:31 p.m.

ODOT said crews had to remove 4 pieces of machine shop equipment each weigh around 13,000 pounds before reopening. The machines are used to make plywood and are imported from Germany.

Crews removing a total of 30,000 pounds of equipment from I-5 southbound. (ODOT)

It’s unclear if anyone was injured due to this crash.