Pothole repair causes lane closure on I-94 at Ryan Road Wednesday night
Updated: 12:26 p.m. November 30, 2017
MILWAUKEE COUNTY (CBS 58) -- The lanes reopened early Thursday morning. DOT tells CBS 58 that the soil underneath the pavement shifted causing the pothole.
The lane with the pothole is a temporary lane due to construction and the additional traffic moved the soil causing the pothole.
Road crews were on scene Thursday morning to determine what needs to be done to the lane moving forward to prevent the problem from happening again.
Posted: 9:26 p.m. November 29, 2017
MILWAUKEE COUNTY (CBS 58) -- The DOT has confirmed that the lane closure on I-94 at Ryan Road is expected to continue throughout the night.
The two left lanes will be closed I-41/94 SB at Ryan Road until 5:30 a.m. on Thursday, the DOT confirms.
This is while crews repair a pothole.
#MKECo UPDATE: I-41/94 SB at Ryan Rd EMERGENCY ROAD REPAIR - the left lane remains closed, as crews work to repair a large "pothole and alligator cracks." Watch for backups southbound, put the phone down in this work zone. Download @511WI app for updates pic.twitter.com/eZ4rCWXYVq— 511 Wisconsin (@511WI) November 30, 2017
The contractor is requesting the left lane to be closed as repairs are made to the freeway.
The DOT says eight vehicles reported hitting the pothole to the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office.
No injuries have been reported.
Stay with CBS 58 News for more information on this developing story.