COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. (WRIC) — A tractor-trailer crash on Interstate 95 is causing significant delays for drivers in Colonial Heights.
The crash was first reported by the Virginia Department of Transportation around 10:40 a.m. and is located on I-95 South near Temple Avenue.
All southbound travel lanes were closed. At one point, VDOT reported a 5-mile-long backup. By 2:30 p.m., some lanes had been reopened but the south right lane and right shoulder remained closed. There was still a 3.5-mile backup
In a traffic camera video obtained by 8News, it appears that mulch has been spilled across the road.
Colonial Heights authorities also reported that the Ellerslie Avenue bridge had also been closed to traffic in both directions due to the crash.
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