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I-95 jam clear after crash backed up traffic 7+ miles on Thanksgiving

Hanover County, Virginia – A debris caused significant delays along Interstate 95 in Hanover County on Thanksgiving morning.

Debris along I-95 south near the Lewistown Road exit (mile marker 90) blocked the left southbound and northbound lanes of the freeway, according to VDOT officials.

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A view of Interstate 95 from Lewistown Road as of 11:20 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day.

As a result, southbound traffic was backed up for more than 7.5 miles as of 11 a.m.

A view of Interstate 95 from Route 54 as of 11:15 a.m. on Thanksgiving.

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A view of Interstate 95 from Route 54 as of 11:15 a.m. on Thanksgiving.

Officials said northbound traffic was backed up for more than three miles.

A view of Interstate 95 from Sliding Hill Road as of 11:15 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day.

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A view of Interstate 95 from Sliding Hill Road as of 11:15 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day.

VDOT officials warned that “motorists must find alternative routes.”

However, all lanes were opened again, and the north and south backups were clear by 12:10 p.m.

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