HOUSTON -- An overturned big rig was blocking the ramp from I-10 East eastbound to the Eastex Freeway northbound for most of Monday afternoon.

Houston TranStar reported the incident shortly before 1 p.m. No other vehicles appeared to be involved in the wreck.

Just after 5 p.m., the truck was towed from the scene.

TxDOT said crews had to offload its diesel fuel before they could upright the big rig.

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