UPDATE: According to VDOT, the backup in the area has cleared.

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — A tractor-trailer crash near the William Street exit on Interstate 95 North is causing a backup of over nine miles.

According to the Virginia Department of Transportation, the crash took place near the Cowan Boulevard overpass and is causing a backup of over nine miles.

The right lane and right shoulder are closed in the northbound direction, drivers are asked to use alternate routes and expect delays.

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