UPDATE: The shutdown was cleared around 8:35 p.m., and both lanes reopened.

LAWRENCE (KSNT) – Traffic was diverted off the Kansas Turnpike in both directions after an “incident” Tuesday afternoon, according to the Kansas Turnpike Authority.

Eastbound traffic was diverted off the turnpike at Exit 204 just east of Lawrence, and westbound traffic was being diverted at K7 at mile marker 224, according to the Turnpike Authority.

Kansas Turnpike Authority tweeted that both lanes were being affected as of 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.