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Tractor-trailer crash cleared on Outer Loop

Wednesday - 2/19/2014, 9:07am  ET

WASHINGTON -- A crash involving a tractor-trailer has been cleared after it caused delays on the Outer Loop of the Capital Beltway in Greenbelt Wednesday morning.

A tractor-trailer drove into the woods on the Outer Loop at MD-201 at about 2:45 a.m. The crash blocked the two right lanes of the Outer Loop and the exit ramp from northbound Kenilworth Avenue to the Outer Loop.

The Outer Loop lanes reopened at about 8:15 a.m. and the ramp from northbound Kenilworth Avenue reopened at about 8:40 a.m.

At one point, delays lasted more than 12 miles as a result of the crash.

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