WEST POINT, VA (WWBT) - UPDATE: As of 9 p.m., VDOT reports the traffic has cleared.
Highway traffic is snarled on 64 West east of Richmond, and travelers should expect major delays.
The Virginia Department of Transportation reported major congestion, with an eight-mile backup beginning around mile marker 211 at Route 106 in Talleysville. Traffic is backed up for an additional four miles beginning around mile marker 220 at Route 33 in West Point.
The are no reports of accidents in the area.