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VDOT: Interstate 95 fully open after disabled vehicles removed

APTOPIX Winter Weather Interstate Shutdown
Posted at 5:48 PM, Jan 04, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-04 20:41:36-05

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. -- The Virginia Department of Transportation announced on Tuesday night that Interstate 95 southbound and northbound is open after being closed for emergency response for most of the day. All disabled vehicles have been removed from the interstate.

VDOT announced earlier on Tuesday just after 5 p.m. that no more drivers are stranded on Interstate 95.

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This announcement comes after stunning aerial images showing massive backups on the highway.

Drivers who were trapped also captured footage of the traffic, noting that they were able to move just small distances over long periods of time.

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