Virginia Department of Transportation

VDOT: I-64 westbound reopens, backups remain

VDOT: I-64 westbound reopens, backups remain

Interstate 64 westbound has reopened to traffic, but a backup of about three miles remains, according to Virginia Department of Transportation spokesman Dave Forster.

Traffic was stopped on I-64 for about an hour, and traffic was diverted at exit 247 at Lee Hall, Forster said.

Previously:

Interstate 64 westbound lanes are blocked just before Busch Gardens following an accident Monday afternoon, according to Virginia Department of Transportation spokesman Dave Forster.

VDOT says traffic is being diverted at exit 247 at Lee Hall, and the backup extends for five miles.

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