Tuesday, January 31, 2023

UPDATED: I-64 westbound in York County reopened, 5-mile backup remains


UPDATED 1:07 p.m. All lanes have reopened. A five mile traffic backup remains.

Both lanes are blocked about a mile before exit 242 on Interstate 64 westbound in York County, according to a Virginia Department of Transportation news release.

Authorities are reporting a 5-mile traffic backup and are recommending motorists take an alternative route, the release said.

This post will be updated as information becomes available.

Sarah Fearing
Sarah Fearing
Sarah Fearing is the Assistant Editor at WYDaily. Sarah was born in the state of Maine, grew up along the coast, and attended college at the University of Maine at Orono. Sarah left Maine in October 2015 when she was offered a job at a newspaper in West Point, Va. Courts, crime, public safety and civil rights are among Sarah’s favorite topics to cover. She currently covers those topics in Williamsburg, James City County and York County. Sarah has been recognized by other news organizations, state agencies and civic groups for her coverage of a failing fire-rescue system, an aging agriculture industry and lack of oversight in horse rescue groups. In her free time, Sarah enjoys lazing around with her two cats, Salazar and Ruth, drinking copious amounts of coffee and driving places in her white truck.

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