UPDATE: According to 511Virginia, the backup has cleared.

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. (WRIC) — A multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 95 is causing delays in Colonial Heights and Petersburg.

According to the Virginia Department of Transportation, the crash took place just north of the Temple Avenue exit at mile marker 54.9. The right shoulder is currently closed.

Drivers are asked to expect delays and use alternate routes, such as Route 1 or Interstate 295. For real-time traffic information and highway camera, visit 511Virginia.org.