I-66 EB reopens near Fauquier/Prince William county line

WASHINGTON — Interstate 66 eastbound at mile marker 38, near the Fauquier/Prince William county line, has reopened after a tractor-trailer crash just before 9 a.m.

The accident caused huge delays and force th Virginia Department of Transportation to establish a detour at exit 31.

This was the second shutdown of I-66. Earlier, it was shut down before the Haymarket exit.

The accidents in the icy conditions occurred about 2 miles apart.

Stacy Londrey says the accidents were the result of folks not able to get traction or who didn’t hit the brakes on time.

Additionally, a stretch of I-95 near Woodbridge was closed after a tractor trailer jackknifed just before 5:30 a.m. Several other vehicles were involved in the crash, as they spun out on ice.

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