Delaware State Police

*UPDATE-Traffic Advisory* I-495 Closed in Both Directions Due to Fatal Crash Involving Overturned Tractor Trailer

495 Philly Pike

Claymont- The southbound lanes of I-495, which had been closed due to a fatal crash involving an overturned tractor trailer have reopened at this time.

I-495 northbound remains closed between Edgemoor Rd. and Philadelphia Pike.

The roadway is anticipated to remain closed for an extended period of time and there is no projected time for the re-opening of the northbound lanes at this point as the investigation and clean-up operation continue.

For updated road closure information click on the following link: http://www.deldot.gov/Traffic/travel_advisory/index.shtml#advisories.

Presented by Public Information Officer,  Master Corporal Michael Austin

Released: 081118 1250

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