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Flooding closes portion of I-95, drivers urged to avoid area

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Posted at 4:10 PM, Sep 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-16 16:44:56-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Virginia State Police troopers have closed a portion of I-95 due to heavy flooding.

At this time, all lanes on I-95 south have reopened. There is still a four-mile backup and drivers are urged to use alternate routes and expect delays.

Traffic is being directed off exits 78 southbound and 75 northbound.

VSP report that several cars are stranded at this time. Drivers are urged to avoid the area.