RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — A car fire on I-95 south in the Warwick area caused significant delays for commuters Monday evening.

The vehicle fire was located near mile marker 68, one mile from Bells Road.

Motorists were encouraged to use alternate routes and expect delays.

The southbound left lane, center lane right lane, and right shoulder were all closed but were eventually all opened again about an hour later.

Traffic was at one point backed up as far as Lakeside; VDOT reported about three miles. The backup cleared not long after the lanes were reopened.

Screenshot taken from VDOT traffic camera near mile marker 69.5