Heavy traffic delays on I-95 in Stafford County after tractor-trailer overturned

All lanes of Interstate 95 in Stafford, Virginia, are open again to traffic after a tractor-trailer overturned Monday morning, but drivers should brace for heavy delays.

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The large vehicle hauling gravel was traveling on I-95 northbound past Fredericksburg when it overturned at the ramp for Exit 143/VA-610 Garrisonville at about 7:20 a.m. Monday, according to the WTOP Traffic Center.

Delays began building quickly and stretched back to the Centreport Parkway.

The vehicle was removed from the roadway with the help of a large crane, by 8:45 a.m., but spilled gravel from the vehicle blocked some I-95 northbound lanes for another hour.

All lanes were open to traffic by 9:54 a.m., but delays remain extensive.

Mary DePompa

WTOP Traffic Reporter, Mary de Pompa has a great understanding of the D.C.-area gridlock, being a third-generation Washingtonian. If you see more than she says, call Mary on the WTOP Traffic Hotline at 202-895-5048 or email her at mdepompa@wtop.com.

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