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Delays on 1-95 Northbound Due to Glass Accident

Traffic is backed up on northbound I-95 in Prince William County this morning because of a significant amount of broken glass on the highway -- apparently caused when several large panes of glass fell from a truck and shattered near the intersection with Route 234, authorities said.

Highway department crews were sweeping up the glass shortly before 7 a.m., and three of the four lanes had been reopened to traffic, but there were long backups on I-95. Traffic was also jammed on Route 234, which intersects with I-95 just before the site of the incident.

Reports now say the glass has been removed, but road congestion continues.

By editors  |  March 19, 2009; 6:48 AM ET
Categories:  Commuting , Congestion  
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The headline says "1-95"

Posted by: subwayguy | March 19, 2009 9:46 AM | Report abuse

Off topic but I am just wondering why you have not posted about VRE's TWO catastrophic failures yesterday, which affected hundreds of people??

Posted by: entropy_happens | March 19, 2009 12:30 PM | Report abuse

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