UPDATE: According to the Virginia Department of Transportation, I-95 North in Stafford County has reopened.

STAFFORD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Drivers looking to travel to the Washington, D.C. area from Richmond are asked to plan ahead due to significant backups on Interstate 95 North.

According to 511Virginia, a multi-vehicle crash at mile marker 134.5, just past the Warrenton Road exit, in Stafford County has closed the left lane and left shoulder of I-95 North.

511Virginia currently shows traffic backed up about eight miles to the Route 1 exit.

Drivers in the area are asked to use alternate routes and expect delays.