WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. (KDVR) — Update: I-70 had reopened by around 7:15 p.m.

Earlier: Drivers trying to go west along Interstate 70 in the Wheat Ridge area will need to find an alternate route Monday, as crews work on a flipped cement mixer that’s blocking the highway.

It happened near I-70 and 32nd Avenue. Wheat Ridge Police said a cement mixer truck blew a tire and rolled over. The driver is OK, according to police.

Overturned cement truck shuts down westbound I-70 in Wheat Ridge
Overturned cement truck shuts down westbound I-70 in Wheat Ridge (Photo credit: Wheat Ridge Police)

Police said the cleanup will continue through the rush hour as there is now a hazmat cleanup taking place after the incident. Traffic is being diverted to Highway 58 as a detour.

FOX31 will update this story as more details become available.