TRAFFIC ALERT: All lanes of Route 1 back open in Hanover

HANOVER, VA (WWBT) - All lanes of Route 1 are closed at Lewistown Road due to a downed tree, according to VDOT.

The northbound lanes reopened around 7:30 p.m., nearly two hours after all lanes were blocked by the fallen tree. The southbound lanes opened about 20 minutes later.

Drivers faced major delays while crews cleared the debris from the roadway.

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