I-91 southbound now opened in Holyoke

Heavy traffic on I-91 southbound in Holyoke, just south of the Easthampton-Holyoke line. Image Courtesy: MassDOT

HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – The Interstate 91 southbound that was closed is now opened.

The lane opened at 3:45 p.m. Friday after a car fire temporarily shut down a portion of I-91 southbound in Holyoke.

According to State Police in Northampton, the Holyoke fire department worked to put out the fire, just before Exit 17.

Drivers took Route 5 as an alternative to get between Northampton and Holyoke.

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