The northbound lanes of Interstate 35W were shut down for a few hours in the north metro Friday night after a semitrailer truck jackknifed there, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

The lanes were shut down near Lake Drive, in Lexington, MnDOT said.

The State Patrol posted a notice about 9 p.m. saying that the northbound lanes “will be closed for a long period of time.” The freeway was reopened about midnight.

The agency did not say if other vehicles were involved or if anyone was hurt.

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