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Concrete spill causes delays on NB I-395

Monday - 2/10/2014, 9:44am  ET

Glebe concrete (VDOT)
The delays at about 9:30 a.m. on northbound Interstate 395. (Courtesy VDOT)

WASHINGTON -- A concrete spill on northbound Interstate 395 caused major delays for commuters Monday morning.

A truck carrying wet concrete spilled the concrete on the right lane of northbound I-395 north of Glebe Road at about 7 a.m. As crews arrived, the concrete began to dry to the roadway complicating the clean-up process.

For about two hours, only three lanes got by to the left, causing delays of up to 20 miles on I-395. By 9:30 a.m., only the right shoulder was blocked.

A crash in the delay caused even more backups around 9 a.m.

No one sustained injuries in the incident. Officials have not yet said what caused the concrete to spill on the roadway.

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