Semi fire closes lanes on I-95 south in Prince George

Posted at 12:37 PM, Jan 26, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-26 13:39:02-05

PRINCE GEORGE, Va. (WTVR) — VDOT urged drivers to avoid I-95 in Prince George County Saturday afternoon.

Officials said a semi fire closed all lanes on I-95 south at mile marker 44 around 12:15. However, the left lane of the interstate reopened around 12:45. The rest of the lanes opened around 1:35.

At one point, motorists were being detoured off the interstate and onto Route 301 — and VDOT advised drivers to expect delays.

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