Three lanes of I-95S closed in Springfield, Va.

November 6, 2013
Bumper-to-bumper traffic on I-95 south near Springfield after tractor trailer spills fuel. (Source: VDOT)
Bumper-to-bumper traffic on I-95 south near Springfield after tractor trailer spills fuel. (Source: VDOT)

Updated 9:30 a.m.

All lanes of southbound Interstate 95 have re-opened after an earlier accident that involved a fuel spill from a tractor trailer.

Updated 8:27 a.m.

Three lanes are now open on Interstate 95 south after an earlier fuel spill from a tractor trailer.

Updated at 7:10 a.m.

Virginia State Police said two lanes on Interstate 95 south near Springfield have re-opened, but clean up crews remain on the scene after a fuel spill from a tractor trailer. It is unclear when the other three lanes will re-open, authorities said.

An earlier incident in the same area on the northbound side of Interstate 95 has been moved to the shoulder of the roadway. No lanes are blocked.

Updated 6:25 a.m.

All lanes of southbound Interstate 95 are now closed in Franconia because of a fuel spill.

Earlier, officials had shutdown three lanes of southbound Interstate 95 at the Springfield interchange Wednesday morning after a morning accident caused fuel from a tractor-trailer to spill onto the roadway.

Officials said up to 150 gallons of fuel have spilled onto the roadway. HAZMAT crews are being called to the scene.

Another accident on the northbound side of Interstate 95 in the same area, near the Springfield Parkway, is also causing morning delays for commuters.

Dana Hedgpeth is a Post reporter, working the early morning, reporting on traffic, crime and other local issues.
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