UPDATE: Multiple road closures and detours due to storm

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LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - Due to heavy snowfall Friday morning, parts of Interstate 96 was shutdown.

Eastbound I-96 had to be closed for a jackknifed semi-truck at US-127.

Eastbound I-96 at Martin Luther King Blvd. was also closed for a short time.

Followed by another accident on Westbound I-96 near St. Joe.

And even WB I96 at Lansing Road. Most of the closures took place between 9 and 10 a.m.

Just before noon, Westbound I-96 was shut down at mile marker 117 due to a semi blocking the highway. Vehicles had to exit onto Williamston Road.

There were multiple accidents and slide-offs throughout the area. Police were asking that drivers avoid I-96.

Stay with News 10 for updates on the changing weather and road conditions.