Several lanes of the Harbor Bridge were closed Thursday after an 18-wheeler caught fire where Highway 181 meets the Harbor Bridge.
According to KRIS-TV, two large trucks were involved in the crash. The drivers of both vehicles were able to escape the fiery crash.
Police say the tanker that caught fire was carrying crude oil. Upon arriving to the scene, firefighters worked immediately to extinguish the blaze.
Motorists are advised northbound I-37 from Shoreline Boulevard to Highway 181, the Joe Fulton Corridor, or the Port Aransas Ferry as alternate routes to Portland.
The following information was provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NTHSA):