Topeka Boulevard bridge temporarily shut down due to multiple wrecks

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TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – The Topeka Boulevard bridge in downtown Topeka was shut down Tuesday morning after multiple wrecks.

Within two hours, the Topeka Police Department announced it reopened.

Shawnee County Emergency Communications told KSNT News at least three wrecks happened on the bridge.

The bridge will be temporarily closed in both directions as crews work to de-ice it.

Google Traffic map as of 9:50 a.m. Tuesday

Freezing rain likely played a factor in these wrecks. Our KSNT Storm Track Weather team anticipates the rain will wrap up around lunchtime Tuesday. Keep track of the latest weather here or download our KSNT StormTrack Weather app.

KSNT News has a crew on the way to the scene to find out more information. This is a developing story.

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