ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WNCN) — Officials say the northbound lanes of Interstate 95 are back open as of 5:55 p.m. after a fallen tree blocked the road Friday afternoon.

The incident was reported around 4 p.m. along I-95 at mile marker 130, which is south of Rocky Mount near N.C. 58, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation.

The northbound lanes were closed at exit 127, which is N.C. 97, because of the downed tree, the NCDOT said.

Data from the NCDOT appears to show that traffic was backed up for about two miles.