NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) - A crash involving an overturned tractor-trailer that shutdown the eastbound side of Interstate 24 in Nashville on Thursday morning reopened around noon. 

A tractor-trailer hauling a forklift flipped over by Exit 50B just before 7:30 a.m. 

The tractor-trailer was towed away first and then the forklift was flipped on its right side and towed

Eastbound traffic is affected with the off-ramp blocked and westbound traffic is affected with right lanes blocked.

TDOT officials said the bridge was inspected but it doesn’t appear to have any damage.

Maintenance crews repaired parts of the road damaged because of the incident.

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