According to officials, the I-10 east ramp to the Eastex Freeway has been cleared and reopened.
Officials said a semi overturned and shut down the I-10 eastbound ramp to the Eastex Freeway (US-59 North) around 1 p.m. Monday.
Emergency crews, including an HFD Hazmat unit worked to clear the scene.
Transportation officials are checking on what kind of damage the overturned 18-wheeler left on the on-ramp near downtown Houston.
TxDOT said diesel fuel and the big rig's load of tile needed to be off loaded before they could turn it upright.
The ramp finally re-opened shortly before 6pm.