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All lanes of outer loop on Beltway reopen in Montgomery County

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All lanes of the Capital Beltway’s outer loop have reopened in Montgomery County on Thursday after an earlier crash involving a jackknifed tractor-trailer.

The crash Thursday morning happened near the Connecticut Avenue exit when the tractor-trailer jackknifed and lost “its load of aluminum rods,” police said. The spilled load spread across the highway, forcing two lanes to close for several hours.

No one was seriously hurt; some traffic delays remain.

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